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Reading Legitimation crisis in Tehran : Iran and the future of liberalism

Author: Danny Postel
Publisher: Chicago : Prickly Paradigm Press, ©2006.
Series: Paradigm (Chicago, Ill.), 27.
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"The Iran depicted in the headlines is a rogue state ruled by ever-more-defiant Islamic fundamentalists. Yet inside the borders, an unheralded transformation of a wholly different political bent is occurring. "A liberal renaissance," as one Iranian thinker terms it, is emerging in Iran, and in this pamphlet, Danny Postel charts the contours of the intellectual upheaval. A provocative and incisive polemic highly  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Postel, Danny.
Reading Legitimation crisis in Tehran.
Chicago : Prickly Paradigm Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)646926789
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Danny Postel
ISBN: 9780976147572 0976147572
OCLC Number: 77525556
Description: 124 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Paradigm (Chicago, Ill.), 27.
Responsibility: Danny Postel.
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"The Iran depicted in the headlines is a rogue state ruled by ever-more-defiant Islamic fundamentalists. Yet inside the borders, an unheralded transformation of a wholly different political bent is occurring. "A liberal renaissance," as one Iranian thinker terms it, is emerging in Iran, and in this pamphlet, Danny Postel charts the contours of the intellectual upheaval. A provocative and incisive polemic highly relevant to our times, this work will be of interest to anyone who wants to get beyond alarmist rhetoric and truly understand contemporary Iran."--Jacket.

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