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Author Aghaie, Kamran Scot.

Title The martyrs of Karbala [electronic resource] : Shi'i symbols and rituals in modern Iran / Kamran Scot Aghaie.

Imprint Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xvi, 200 p. : col. ill., maps.
Series Publications on the Near East
Publications on the Near East, University of Washington.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A brief historical background of Shi'ism and Moharram -- The Qajar elites and religious patronage (1796-1925) -- Qajar society and religious culture : Tehran as a case study -- The Pahlavi regime and the emergence of secular modernism (1925-1979) -- Religious rituals, society and politics during the Pahlavi period -- Hoseyn "the prince of martyrs" -- Fatemeh, Zeynab, and emerging discourses on gender -- The Islamic republic.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Shiah -- Iran -- History.
Shiah -- Iran -- Tehran -- Case studies.
Muslim martyrs -- Iraq -- Karbala.
Shiah -- Customs and practices.
Islam and politics -- Iran.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0295984481 (hardback alk. paper)
0295984554 (pbk. alk. paper)
9780295800783 (electronic bk.)

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