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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2008) 28 (2): 375–377.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Kouross Esmaeli Iran: A People Interrupted Hamid Dabashi New York: New Press, 2007 324 pp., $17.95 (paper) © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Himalayan People’s War: Nepal’s Maoist Rebellion as having a limited impact on the functioning of Michael Hutt, ed...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2008) 28 (3): 487–494.
Published: 01 December 2008
... support in the dispute. President Truman and Secretary of State Dean Acheson were both sympathetic toward Iran. At the same time Churchill, who had just become prime minister, was concerned about maintaining American support in this crisis. The mutual efforts of the British and Americans to reconcile...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2009) 29 (1): 84–104.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Sohrab Behdad; Farhad Nomani Duke University Press 2009 What a Revolution! Thirty Years of Social Class Reshuffling in Iran Sohrab Behdad and Farhad Nomani...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2009) 29 (1): 105–125.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Eva Patricia Rakel Duke University Press 2009 The Political Elite in the Islamic Republic of Iran: From Khomeini to Ahmadinejad Eva Patricia Rakel hirty years after the Islamic revolution, the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) remains the subject of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2009) 29 (1): 137–151.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Manochehr Dorraj; Michael Dodson Duke University Press 2009 Neo-Populism in Comparative Perspective: Iran and Venezuela Manochehr Dorraj and Michael Dodson s a developing nation on the periphery of global economic and political power struc- tures, Iran must...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2008) 28 (3): 570–571.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Ali Akbar Mahdi Bazaar and State in Iran: The Politics of the Tehran Marketplace Arang Keshavarzian Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007 318 pp., $91.00 (cloth) Duke University Press 2008 The Ottoman Balkans, 1750–  1830 in...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2009) 29 (3): 468–482.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Yasuyuki Matsunaga This article examines the secularization thesis of Iran's faqih -headed revolutionary Islamic state, as put forward by Sa'id Hajjarian (1954–), against the institutional and political developments in the post-Khomeini period. His thesis posited that the religious state in...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2009) 29 (3): 528–543.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Alireza Korangy Martyrdom in Iran and the Middle East is a phenomenon that has been subject to a plethora of religious exegesis. However, scholars, often not having prescribed to the Aristotelian notion of poetics, have not only ignored the literary aspects of this phenomenon in the Middle East but...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2009) 29 (2): 343–345.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Peter Chelkowski Warring Souls: Youth, Media, and Martyrdom in Post-revolution Iran Roxanne Varzi Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006 290 pp., $79.95 (cloth), $22.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2009 Being Modern in the Middle East: Revolution...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2009) 29 (2): 349–350.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Firoozeh Papan-Matin Bitter Friends, Bosom Enemies: Iran, the U.S., and the Twisted Path to Confrontation Barbara Slavin New York: St. Martin's, 2007 xi + 258 pp., $24.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2009 Being Modern in the Middle East: Revolution...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2009) 29 (3): 586–587.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Roksana Bahramitash Rethinking Global Sisterhood: Western Feminism and Iran Nima Naghibi Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2007 232 pp., $67.50 (cloth), $22.50 (paper) Duke University Press 2009 India Traders of the Middle Ages: Documents...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2010) 30 (1): 147–148.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Houchang E. Chehabi The Crypto-Jewish Mashhadis: The Shaping of Religious and Communal Identity in Their Journey from Iran to New York Hilda Nissimi Brighton, UK: Sussex Academic Press, 2007 180 pp., $67.50 (cloth) Duke University Press 2010 The Crypto-Jewish Mashhadis...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2010) 30 (1): 155–157.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Valentine M. Moghadam Class and Labor in Iran: Did the Revolution Matter? Farhad Nomani and Sohrab Behdad Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2006 268 pp., $49.95 (cloth), $24.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2010 The Crypto-Jewish Mashhadis: allow the small...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2010) 30 (3): 401–409.
Published: 01 December 2010
... by the Sassanian Empire in Asia were inherited by the Muslims in the seventh century CE and were continued and expanded. Duke University Press 2011 Bazaars, Merchants, and Trade in Late Antique Iran Touraj Daryaee uch of Sassanian-­era trade in the Near East is...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 May 2011
... m: Introduction: Secularism and Islamism: Iran and Beyond lami s Is Saeed Rahnema and Haideh...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2010) 30 (3): 449–462.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Rudi Matthee This essay explores the historical roots of the enigma that Iran perpetually presents to the outside world—a bleak and forbidding, deeply religious place that is also welcoming, poetic, and remarkably secular—by tracing the image European Enlightenment thinkers constructed of the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2010) 30 (3): 473–490.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Nile Green Through a detailed examination of the emergence of printing in Iran, this essay argues that the diffusion of printing through Islamic Asia in the early 1820s took place as part of a printing global revolution initiated by the mass production of iron handpresses of the kind invented by...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 34–45.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Islam and the Islamic state. The article discusses the evolution of secularist thought in Iran and the tormented relationship among secular forces in the past. It explores the possibilities for more collaborative action among secularists of diverse persuasions, on the basis of new consensus models of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 94–109.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Mojtaba Mahdavi Today's Iran under the Islamic state represents the most complex forms of post-Islamism in the Muslim world. The unintended consequences of the Islamic Republic have empowered and enlightened the public, transformed the people from subjects to citizens, and in effect have undermined...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 110–119.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Nasser Mohajer; Mehrdad Vahabi This essay takes a stylized paradoxical fact of Iranian politics under the Islamic Republic of Iran as its starting point: the stark confusion between the position and a good portion of the opposition. Such a blurred frontier between “position” and “opposition” did...