Modern Iran

Modern Iran

by Negin Nabavi (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781558766006
Publisher: Wiener, Markus Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/12/2016
Pages: 286
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: IRAN IN THE “LONG NINETEENTH CENTURY”: 1785-1911
Chapter 1: Qajar Rule, Society, and the Great Powers:
Chapter 2: Reforms, Economic Concessions, and Expressions of Dissent
Chapter 3: Constitution and Constitutionalism: Debates and Developments

PART TWO: 1911-1978
Chapter 4: War, Coup D’éTat, Hopes, and Disillusionment
Chapter 5: State-Building, the Politics of Modernization, and Its Discontents
Chapter 6: Intellectuals, Islam, and the Search for “Cultural Authenticity”

PART THREE: THE IRANIAN REVOLUTION: 1978-1979
Chapter 7: The Months Leading to the 1979 Revolution

PART FOUR: IRAN TODAY: 1979 TO THE PRESENT
Chapter 8: Defining the Islamic Republic
Chapter 9: Voices of Reform and Societal Transformations
Chapter 10: The Tenth Presidential Election and Its Aftermath

Sample of included documents:
Iranian Feelings Towards Russia and the Russo-Japanese War in the Words of a Reformist and Constitutionalist
The Text of Naser al-Din Shah’s Letter Confirming the Annulment of the Tobacco Concession
Excerpts from Mirza Reza Kermani’s Cross-Examination
“Statement of Purpose of a Women’s Weekly,” Danesh, September 14, 1910
Mirza Mohammad Hosayn Na’ini and His Arguments in Favor of Constitutionalism
Critique of the 1919 Anglo-Persian Agreement According to Yahya
Reza Shah’s Statement on the “Day of Unveiling, January 8, 1936”
Excerpts from the Political Memoirs of Khalil Maleki
Manuchehr Hezarkhani on the Question of Culture in the Anti-Imperialist Struggle
The 1989 Amendment to the Constitution of the Islamic Republic
“Accepting the UN Resolution Is More Deadly to Me than Drinking a Cup of Poison!”: Ayatollah Khomeini’s Statement on Accepting a Ceasefire with Iraq According to UN Resolution 598, July 20, 1988
The Open Letter of the Commanders of the Revolutionary Guards to Mohammad Khatami, July 1999
The Open Letter of Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani to Seyyed Ali Khamene’i Regarding the Tenth Presidential Election, June 2009
“The Era of Sa’dabad Is Over,” Vatan-e Emrooz, July 16, 2015

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