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Routledge/BIPS Persian Studies Series

The RoutledgeCurzon/BIPS Persian Studies Series publishes scholarly books in the social sciences and humanities on Iran. Such works include: original research monographs, suitably revised theses, specially planned books deriving from conferences, specially commissioned, multi-authored research books, and translations.

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  1. Religion and Society in Qajar Iran

    Edited by Robert Gleave

    Series: Routledge/BIPS Persian Studies Series

    Gleave brings together studies by experts in the area of religion in nineteenth-century Iran in order to present new insights into Qajar religion, political and cultural history. Key topics covered include the relationship between religion and the state, the importance of archival materials...

    Published December 20th 2009 by Routledge

  2. The Political Thought of Ayatollah Murtaza Mutahhari

    An Iranian Theoretician of the Islamic State

    By Mahmood T. Davari

    Series: Routledge/BIPS Persian Studies Series

    Ayatollah Murtaza Mutahhari was a significant figure in the movement which brought the Islamic Republic of Iran into being. Mutahhari, a student of Ayatollah Khomeini and particularly close to his mentor, had broad theoretical concerns regarding religion, society and economy. He is generally...

    Published December 20th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Reformers and Revolutionaries in Modern Iran

    New Perspectives on the Iranian Left

    Edited by Stephanie Cronin

    Series: Routledge/BIPS Persian Studies Series

    Even though the left has never held power in Iran, its impact on the political, intellectual and cultural development of modern Iran has been profound. This book's authors undertake a fundamental re-examination and re-appraisal of the phenomenon of leftist activism in Iran, interpreted in the...

    Published December 7th 2009 by Routledge

  4. The Making of Modern Iran

    State and Society under Riza Shah, 1921-1941

    Edited by Dr Stephanie Cronin

    Series: Routledge/BIPS Persian Studies Series

    This collection of essays, by a distinguished group of specialists, offers a new and exciting interpretation of Riza Shah's Iran. A period of key importance, the years between 1921-1941 have, until now, remained relatively neglected. Recently, however, there has been a marked revival of interest in...

    Published November 15th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Politics of Culture in Iran

    By Nematollah Fazeli

    Series: Routledge/BIPS Persian Studies Series

    This first full-length study of the history of Iranian anthropology charts the formation and development of anthropology in Iran in the twentieth century. The text examines how and why anthropology and culture became part of wider socio-political discourses in Iran, and how they were appropriated,...

    Published November 14th 2005 by Routledge

  6. The Making of Modern Iran

    State and Society under Riza Shah, 1921-1941

    Edited by Stephanie Cronin

    Series: Routledge/BIPS Persian Studies Series

    This collection of essays, by a distinguished group of specialists, offers a new and exciting interpretation of Riza Shah's Iran. A period of key importance, the years between 1921-1941 have, until now, remained relatively neglected. Recently, however, there has been a marked revival of interest in...

    Published March 26th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Iranian History and Politics

    The Dialectic of State and Society

    By Homa Katouzian

    Series: Routledge/BIPS Persian Studies Series

    This book contains the most detailed and comprehensive statement of Homa Katouzian's theory of arbitrary state and society in Iran, and its applications to Iranian history and politics, both modern and traditional. Every chapter is a study of its own specific topics while being firmly a part of the...

    Published January 22nd 2003 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Making of Modern Iran: State and Society under Riza Shah, 1921-1941
    Edited by Stephanie Cronin
    To Be Published December 2nd 2014

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