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The Mantle of the Prophet: Religion and Politics in Iran / Edition 2

The Mantle of the Prophet: Religion and Politics in Iran / Edition 2

by Roy MottahedehRoy Mottahedeh
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Informed by eyewitness testimony, the foremost account of Iran’s 1979 Revolution and its impact today

Drawn from the first-hand accounts of eyewitnesses, Roy Mottahedeh's absorbing tale of Islam and Politics in revolutionary Iran is widely regarded as one of the best records of that turbulent time ever written.

This revised edition includes a new chronology detailing events in Iran from the revolution right up to the present day and Ahmadinejad’s controversial regime. There is simply no better resource for understanding Iran’s past, present, and future.

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ISBN-13: 9781851686162
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Publication date: 12/01/2008
Edition description: 2nd Edition, Revised
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 652,496
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Roy Mottahedeh is Gurney Professor of Islamic History at Harvard University. An internationallly renowned expert, his academic awards include a Guggenheim and a MacArthur Prize Fellowship.

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