Taylor & Francis India: Iranian Studies

  • Iran and Palestine: Past, Present, Future book cover

    Iran and Palestine

    Past, Present, Future, 1st Edition

    By Seyed Ali Alavi

    Examining the nature of relations between Iran and Palestine, this book investigates the relationship between state and authorities in the Middle East. Analysing the connections of the Iranian revolutionary movements, both the Left and the Islamic camps’ perspectives are scrutinized. To provide a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Iranian Intellectuals: 1997–2007 book cover

    Iranian Intellectuals

    1997–2007, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lloyd Ridgeon

    Previously published as a special issue of British Journal of Middle East Studies, this volume focuses on leading figures within Iran between 1997-2007 and their visions and works that are related to Iranian society. A cross section of opinion is investigated, including the clerical (‘Ali Khameneh…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Power, Legitimacy and the Public Sphere: The Iranian Ta’ziyeh Theatre Ritual book cover

    Power, Legitimacy and the Public Sphere

    The Iranian Ta’ziyeh Theatre Ritual, 1st Edition

    By Amin Sharifi Isaloo

    A ground-breaking study of political transformations in non-Western societies, this book applies anthropological, sociological and political concepts to the recent history of Iran to explore the role played by a ritual theatrical performance (Ta’ziyeh) and its symbols on the construction of public…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Islamic Law and Society in Iran: A Social History of Qajar Tehran book cover

    Islamic Law and Society in Iran

    A Social History of Qajar Tehran, 1st Edition

    By Nobuaki Kondo

    The relationship between Islamic law and society is an important issue in Iran under the Islamic Republic. Although Islamic law was a pivotal element in the traditional Iranian society, no comprehensive research has been made until today. This is because modern reformers emphasized the lack of rule…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Iranian Music and Popular Entertainment: From Motrebi to Losanjelesi and Beyond book cover

    Iranian Music and Popular Entertainment

    From Motrebi to Losanjelesi and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By GJ Breyley, Sasan Fatemi

    The word motreb finds its roots in the Arabic verb taraba, meaning ‘to make happy.’ Originally denoting all musicians in Iran, motrebi came to be associated, pejoratively, with the cheerful vulgarity of the lowbrow entertainer. In Iranian Music and Popular Entertainment, GJ Breyley and Sasan…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Iranian Classical Music: The Discourses and Practice of Creativity book cover

    Iranian Classical Music

    The Discourses and Practice of Creativity, 1st Edition

    By Laudan Nooshin

    Questions of creativity, and particularly the processes which underlie creative performance or ’improvisation’, form some of the central areas of interest in current musicology. Yet the predominant discourses on which musicological thought in this area are based have rarely been challenged. In this…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

  • Discourses of Ideology and Identity: Social Media and the Iranian Election Protests book cover

    Discourses of Ideology and Identity

    Social Media and the Iranian Election Protests, 1st Edition

    By Chris Featherman

    In this monograph, Chris Featherman adopts a discourse analytical approach to explore the ways in which social movement ideologies and identities are discursively constructed in new and old media. In the context of his argument, Featherman also considers current debates surrounding the role that…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

  • Iranian Cinema in a Global Context: Policy, Politics, and Form book cover

    Iranian Cinema in a Global Context

    Policy, Politics, and Form, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Decherney, Blake Atwood

    Iranian films have been the subject of much critical and scholarly attention over the past several decades, and Iranian filmmakers are mainstays of international film festivals. Yet most of the attention has been focused on a small segment of Iranian film production: auteurist art cinema. Iranian…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Iran and Russian Imperialism: The Ideal Anarchists, 1800-1914 book cover

    Iran and Russian Imperialism

    The Ideal Anarchists, 1800-1914, 1st Edition

    By Moritz Deutschmann

    Rather than a centralized state, Iran in the nineteenth century was a delicate balance between tribal groups, urban merchant communities, religious elites, and an autocratic monarchy. While Russia gained an increasingly dominant political role in Iran over the course of this century, Russian…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • The Military in Post-Revolutionary Iran: The Evolution and Roles of the Revolutionary Guards book cover

    The Military in Post-Revolutionary Iran

    The Evolution and Roles of the Revolutionary Guards, 1st Edition

    By Hesam Forozan

    Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps, also known as the 'Sepah', has wielded considerable and increasing power in Iran in recent decades. Established in 1979 by Ayatollah Khomeini as a paramilitary organisation charged with protecting the nascent Islamic regime and countering the untrustworthy Imperial…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • The Historiography of Persian Architecture book cover

    The Historiography of Persian Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mohammad Gharipour

    Historiography is the study of the methodology of writing history, the development of the discipline of history, and the changing interpretations of historical events in the works of individual historians. Exploring the historiography of Persian art and architecture requires a closer look at a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Gender and Dance in Modern Iran: Biopolitics on stage book cover

    Gender and Dance in Modern Iran

    Biopolitics on stage, 1st Edition

    By Ida Meftahi

     Gender and Dance in Modern Iran: Biopolitics on Stage investigates the ways dancing bodies have been providing evidence for competing representations of modernity, urbanism, and religiosity across the twentieth century. Focusing on the transformation of the staged dancing body, its space of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

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