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Radical History Review (1 October 2009) 2009 (105): 145–150.
Published: 01 October 2009
...' Organization, Inc. 2009 Reflections Postrevolutionary Persian Literature Creativity and Resistance Kamran Talattof Persian literature after the 1979 revolution has been inspiring, entertaining, and even cathartic and it has, as it did in the prerevolutionary period, both influenced events...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2009) 2009 (105): 156–162.
Published: 01 October 2009
... had considerable impact on and brought changes to the art of storytelling in Iran. MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 2009 Reflections Postrevolutionary Trends in Persian Fiction and Film M. R. Ghanoonparvar To examine new trends in Persian fiction and Iranian film...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2009) 2009 (105): 177–184.
Published: 01 October 2009
...Niki Akhavan This book review compares Mehdi Semati's Media, Culture, and Society in Iran: Living with Globalization and the Islamic State and Nasrin Alavi's We Are Iran: The Persian Blogs . Both works recognize the significance of media in shaping and understanding contemporary Iranian society...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2009) 2009 (105): 185–187.
Published: 01 October 2009
... professor of media studies at the Catholic University of America. Saïd Amir Arjomand is Distinguished Service Professor of Sociology at the State University of New York, Stony Brook. He is the founder and has served as president of the Association for the Study of Persianate Societies and serves...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2005) 2005 (92): 175–183.
Published: 01 May 2005
... restorative historiography of what he terms “Persianate modernity.” Relying on Stuart Hall’s diagnostic allocation of the role of the non-Western “rest” in the formation and articulation of Western modernity and on Michel Foucault’s concept of “hetero- topic...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2009) 2009 (105): 151–155.
Published: 01 October 2009
... genre historically tied to the tradition of classi- cal Persian prose, to the genre of fiction. Women lead the way in this new explosion of fiction, and according to Majid Eslami, the editor of the literary and art magazine, Haft (Seven), women dominate the fiction lists and are, in his words “the...
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Radical History Review (1 January 1993) 1993 (55): 206.
Published: 01 January 1993
... Padova, Italy. His most recent work is ”Migrants in the Storm: Flows of Disenfranchised Workers and Petrollars in the Persian Gulf,” published in the Italian radical journal Altre Ragioni (Spring 1992). Colin Gordon teaches modern American history at the University of British Columbia. Julie...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1984) 1984 (28-30): 217–227.
Published: 01 May 1984
..., Alexander conquered the Persian Empire, the largest and most powerful political and military entity of his day, and made himself master of the entire world from Greece to western India. His empire formed the basis for a large number of Greco-Macedonian kingdoms through which Greek civic forks...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2005) 2005 (92): 118–132.
Published: 01 May 2005
... the Iranian “nation” and regarded “the fusion with other races” as among the “various corrupting infl uences” that had degraded the “naturally” “good” customs of the Persians.5 However, he was careful not to extend this assessment to Islam as a religion, which had...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2009) 2009 (105): 106–121.
Published: 01 October 2009
... Persian Gulf. For the first time, American warships took on the responsibility of protecting tankers in the Persian Gulf. They directly responded to threats of the disruption of oil exports from the region. From early 1987 onward, the United States, with its forces in the region and its ultimatum...
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Radical History Review (1 January 1994) 1994 (58): 178–180.
Published: 01 January 1994
... 'Vietnam Effect' in the Persian Gulf War." Rachel L. Jones, "Minorities in the Military." Sandy Carter interviews Roots Against war, "Communities of Color Fight for justice and Peace." Saiim Muewakkii, "African Americans and Foreign Policy." Robert Allen Warrior, "Reflections from the War...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2008) 2008 (102): 42–44.
Published: 01 October 2008
... that I thought was important. Unfortunately, I was often alone in that opinion. My standing up in a meeting and lecturing on the historical antecedents of the 1991 Persian Gulf War did not go over well. After ten years of crawling in the dark, I stumbled onto a way to use history. I drew a line...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2009) 2009 (105): 79–91.
Published: 01 October 2009
... distorting myths of exile, I imagined myself a Persian princess, estranged from my homeland — a place of light, poetry, and nightingales — by a dark, evil force called the Revolution. I borrowed the plot from Star Wars, convinced it told Iran’s story.”40 Moaveni’s nostalgia for Iran is mediated...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2003) 2003 (87): 157–168.
Published: 01 October 2003
... From the fifteenth century on, the Portuguese took shipments of captive Africans to the Persian Gulf region, India, China, and Japan; the Dutch transported them to India and Indonesia; the French shipped them to India and the Mascarene Islands (Bourbon and...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2009) 2009 (105): 58–78.
Published: 01 October 2009
... his various utterances on the Palestinian question. The former president Rafsanjani also ques- tioned the extent of the Holocaust in his 1963 Persian translation of Akram Zu’aytir’s al-qadiya al-filastiniya (The Palestine Question). But he also later refrained from making public comments...
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Radical History Review (1 January 1993) 1993 (55): 165–174.
Published: 01 January 1993
... the meaning of the war to many of the American soldiers who fought in Vietnam. One saying, in particular, provides the opportunity to end this essay by returning to our point of departure: any similarity between the Vietnam and Persian Gulf wars was purely coincidental. In the Persian Gulf...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2009) 2009 (105): 13–38.
Published: 01 October 2009
... simple message: “The Shah must go. . . . Seemingly to a man, residents of this hot, humid town at the head of the Persian Gulf accuse the local police and the fire departments of responsibility.”30 The Financial Times expressed astonishment that so many, even those with vested interests in the...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2003) 2003 (86): 7–35.
Published: 01 May 2003
... Persian Empire. The authoritarian reforms of the Pahlavi era (1925–79) also aimed at creating modern Iranian citizens in appearance and in conduct, relying on many of the strategies that Foucault enumerated in his Disci- pline and Punish.2 Foucault’s...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2009) 2009 (105): 1–12.
Published: 01 October 2009
... literature is also examined by Persis Karim, who devotes particu- lar attention to works by authors in diaspora communities, including works in both Persian and other languages. She, too, stresses the much greater visibility of women writers and the “increase in female readership” both in Iran and in...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2003) 2003 (86): 1–6.
Published: 01 May 2003
..., Asians, (North) Africans, Arabs, Kurds, Israelis (or Israeli Jews), Pales- tinians, Turks, Iranians, Persians, Baluchis, Azeris, Turkomans, Berbers, Sahrawis, Maghribis, even Europeans (as in the case of the governments of Israel and Turkey, or certain groups...