The Martyrs of Karbala : Shi'i Symbols and Rituals in Modern Iran.

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Main Author: Aghaie, Kamran Scot.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2004.
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. A Brief Historical Background of Shi'ism and Moharram
  • 2. The Qajar Elites and Religious Patronage (1796-1925)
  • 3. Qajar Society and Religious Culture: Tehran as a Case Study
  • 4. The Pahlavi Regime and the Emergence of Secular Modernism (1925-1979)
  • 5. Religious Rituals, Society, and Politics during the Pahlavi Period
  • 6. Hoseyn, "The Prince of Martyrs"
  • 7. Fatemeh, Zeynab, and Emerging Discourses on Gender
  • 8. The Islamic Republic
  • 9. Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index.