The Iranian Political Language

From the Late Nineteenth Century to the Present

  • Authors
  • Yadullah Shahibzadeh

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Yadullah Shahibzadeh
    Pages 1-11
  3. Yadullah Shahibzadeh
    Pages 13-46
  4. Yadullah Shahibzadeh
    Pages 47-70
  5. Yadullah Shahibzadeh
    Pages 71-92
  6. Yadullah Shahibzadeh
    Pages 93-117
  7. Yadullah Shahibzadeh
    Pages 119-138
  8. Yadullah Shahibzadeh
    Pages 139-154
  9. Yadullah Shahibzadeh
    Pages 155-182
  10. Yadullah Shahibzadeh
    Pages 183-189
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 191-246

About this book


In this detailed study of modern Iran, Yadullah Shahibzadeh examines changes in people's understanding of politics and democracy. The book aims to overcome the shortcomings of traditional historiography by challenging the monopoly of intellectuals' perspectives and demonstrating the intellectual and political agency of the ordinary people.


Iranian elite Iranian intellectual Iranian oil workers Iranian state sovereignty Iranian popular sovereignty Iranian Constitution Constitutional Revolution Oil nationalization Reform Movement Green Movement the 1979 Revolution Prodemocracy forces in Iran Iranian Conservatives Local intellectuals in Iran Local Historiography in Iran National historiography in Iran Women emancipation in Iran Iranian Islamism post-Islamism Orientalism and its critics democracy identity politics Tradition

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