The Iranian Constitutional Revolution and the clerical leadership of Khurasani / Mateo Mohammad Farzaneh.
Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, 2015.
xxii, 329 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Modern intellectual and political history of the Middle East.
Formatted Contents Note
Part I. The Iranian state and religion Tribal fighters become shahs Apprehensive modernization and the birth of Iranian intellectualism Unhappy merchants and the revolution for law Shi'ism and key institutions of leadership Shi'ite Iran and the state Part II. Khurasani and constitutionalism Akhund Khurasani: his life and works An Islamic jurist's thought, politics, and practice Religious justification and Khurasani's perception of constitutionalism Ijtihad and politics Part III. A house divided Shaykh Fazlullah vs. Akhund Khurasani Fundamental differences between Nuri and Khurasani.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-317) and index.
KMH2101 .F37 2015
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