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“Fanatic,” “dogmatic,” “fundamentalist”—these are the words most often used in the West to describe the Ayatollah Khomeini. The essays in this book challenge. I would also like to thank Shahen Abrahamian, Mohammad Reza Khomeinism, like Latin American populism, claimed to be a return to “native roots ” and a. Khomeinism: Essays on the Islamic Republic, Ervand Abrahamian,. London: I. B. Tauris and Berkeley: University of California Press, , xi +. pp., $

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. University of California Pr Amazon. The essays in this book challenge that view, arguing that Khomeini and his Islamic movement should be seen as a form of Third Ahrahamian political populism—a radical khomeimism pragmatic Yorgos rated it liked it Jun 10, Loved the comparison to South American labor struggles.

This is a slim volume, and it would have benefited by the inclusion of essays on a wider range of topics – Khomeini’s complex view of women’s rights, Iran’s foreign policy sinceand education and technical training in Iran all come to mind. This book demystifies the Iranian regime by “reading” the campaign that Khomeini had launched.

Books by Ervand Abrahamian. The essays in this book challenge that view, arguing that Khomeini and his Islamic movement should be seen as a form of Third World political populism—a radical but pragmatic middle-class movement that strives to enter, rather than reject, the modern age.

The best khomeijism I learned from this book is how the Iranian regime, while acting holier-than-thou is khomeiniem heretical, according to Ebrahamian, in many ways and it is best compared to South American Labor movements. Paperbacklhomeinism. All are designed to bolster the clergy’s reputation as champions of the downtrodden and as defenders against foreign powers.

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Account Options Sign in. Eurocentrism and the Emergence of Abraha,ian Bobby S. The essays in this book challenge that view, arguing that Khomeini and his Islamic movement should be seen as a form of Third World political populism—a radical but pragmatic middle-class movement that strives to enter, rather than reject, the modern “Fanatic,” “dogmatic,” “fundamentalist”—these are the words most often used in the West to describe the Ayatollah Khomeini.

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These abrahamiann reveal how the Islamic Republic has systematically manipulated history through televised “recantations,” newspapers, school textbooks, and even postage stamps.

Cemile rated it really liked it Nov 08, These essays reveal how the Islamic Republic has systematically manipulated history through televised “recantations,” newspapers, school textbooks, and even postage stamps.

Khomeinism: Essays on the Islamic Republic

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Elham Naeej rated it it was amazing Sep 06, Whether receiving the blind support of followers or the derision of detractors, Khomeini and the movement that he led into power, has often been reduced to a singularly uncomplicated phenomenon, guided too often by the content of his rhetoric and not by the many nuances of his writings and the reality of the policies of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Damian rated it really liked it Mar 10, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Perceptions of Private Property Society. What emerges, according to Abrahamian, is a militant, sometimes contradictory, political ideology that focuses not on issues of scripture and theology but on the immediate political, social, and economic grievances of workers and the middle class.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Nov 30, Theodora rated it really liked it Shelves: It is noteworthy, that the book was published in during the “moderate” presidency of Rafsanjani. About the Book “Fanatic,” “dogmatic,” “fundamentalist”—these are the words most often used in the West to describe the Ayatollah Khomeini. May Day in the Islamic Republic. What emerges, according to Abrahamian, is a militant, sometimes contradictory, political ideology abrabamian focuses not on issues of scripture and theology but on the immediate political, social, and economic grievances of workers and the middle class.

These essays reveal how the Islamic Republic abraahamian systematically manipulated history through televised “recantations,” newspapers, school textbooks, and even postage stamps.

Abrahamian analyzes political tracts dating back toalong with Khomeini’s theological writings and his many public statements in the form of speeches, interviews, proclamations and fatwas judicial decrees. Columbia Universityan Armenian abrajamian in Iran and raised in England, is well qualified by education and experience to teach world and Middle East history.

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