The Emergence of Iranian Nationalism : Race and the Politics of Dislocation
Zia-Ebrahimi, Reza

New York, NY Columbia University Press 2016 First edition Octavo ( standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. 291 p. w/ endnotes, index, and extensive bibliography. A detailed study of "dislocative nationalism" (a more modern term), an ideology first put forth by Mirza Fath'ali Akhundzadeh and Mirza Aqa Khan Kermani in during the 1860s - 1890s, and adopted by the Pahlavi regime in the early 20th c. It casts pre-Islamic Iran as a golden age, with Islam seen as an alien religion. An important work of intellectual history. Very good Hardcover (Item ID: 16779)


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