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An illuminating anthology of more than a dozen innovative perspectives on the making of modern Iranian nationhood, from Orientalism and historiography to the role of land/place, identity, religion, and contested visions of modernity in twentieth-century Iran.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page, Dedication
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Introduction
  2. Kamran Scot Aghaie and Afshin Marashi
  3. pp. ix-xvi
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  1. Part 1. Orientalism, Modernity, and Historiography
  2. pp. 1-2
  1. 1. Paradigms of Iranian Nationalism: History, Theory, and Historiography
  2. Afshin Marashi
  3. pp. 3-24
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  1. 2. Franz Babinger and the Legacy of the "German Counter- Revolution" in Early Modern Iranian Historiography
  2. Ali Anooshahr
  3. pp. 25-48
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  1. 3. The Berlin Circle: Iranian Nationalism Meets German Countermodernity
  2. Afshin Matin-As gari
  3. pp. 49-66
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  1. 4. The Love That Dare Not Be Translated: Erasures of Premodern Sexuality in Modern Persian Mysticism
  2. Wendy De Souza
  3. pp. 67-86
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  1. Part 2. Imagining Iran: Land, Ethnicity, and Place
  2. pp. 87-88
  1. 5. Imagining Iran before Nationalism: Geocultural Meanings of Land in Azar's Atashkadeh
  2. Mana Kia
  3. pp. 89-112
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  1. 6. The Khuzistani Arab Movement, 1941–1946: A Case of Nationalism?
  2. Brian Mann
  3. pp. 113-136
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  1. 7. "The Portals of Persepolis": The Role of Nationalism in Early U.S.-Iranian Relations
  2. Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet
  3. pp. 137-160
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  1. 8. An Iranian in New York: `Abbas Mas`udi's Description of the Non-Iranian on the Eve of the Cold War
  2. Camron Michael Amin
  3. pp. 161-178
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  1. Part 3. Religion, Nationalism, and Contested Visions of Modernity
  2. pp. 179-180
  1. 9. Islamic-Iranian Nationalism and Its Implications for the Study of Political Islam and Religious Nationalism
  2. Kamran Scot Aghaie
  3. pp. 181-204
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  1. 10. The Place of Islam in Interwar Iranian Nationalist Historiography
  2. Farzin Vejdani
  3. pp. 205-218
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  1. 11. Contesting Marginality: Ethnicity and the Construction of New Histories in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  2. Touraj Atabaki...
  3. pp. 219-232
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  1. 12. Return of the Avant-garde to the Streets of Tehran
  2. Talinn Grigor
  3. pp. 233-252
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  1. 13. Construction of Iran's National Identity: Three Discourses
  2. Sussan Siavoshi
  3. pp. 253-274
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  1. 14. Relocating a Common Past and the Making of East-centric Modernity: Islamic and Secular Nationalism(s) in Egypt and Iran
  2. Hanan Hammad
  3. pp. 275-296
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  1. 15. "East Is East, and West Is West, and Never the Twain Shall Meet"? Post-1979 Iran and the Fragile Fiction of Israel as a Euro-American Space
  2. Haggai Ram
  3. pp. 297-318
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 319-336
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 337-340
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 341-357
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780292757509
Related ISBN
9780292757493
MARC Record
OCLC
884583979
Pages
373
Launched on MUSE
2014-07-29
Language
English
Open Access
No
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