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We are Iran

Author: Nasrin Alavi
Publisher: London : Portobello, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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We Are Iran provides a moving and multi-voiced portrait of contemporary Iran using that nation's weblogs - internet diaries - as its primary source. The voices - translated from Farsi and infused with Persian lyricism - are full of wit, anger and optimism, and are refreshingly at odds with the grim vision of the country peddled by Western governments. Iranian bloggers talk of conflicts with the law, the condition of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nasrin Alavi
ISBN: 9781846270031 1846270030
OCLC Number: 64747349
Notes: Originally published: 2005.
Description: 379 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A virtual community --
Revolution, war and dissent --
Celebration of the censored --
A nation of steadfast revolutionaries --
Virtually unveiled women --
Virtual media --
Spreading the news --
A quarter of a century later --
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Responsibility: edited and translated from the Farsi by Nasrin Alavi.

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A seamlessly edited multi-voiced portrait of contemporary Iran, using that nation's weblogs (translated from Farsi) as its primary source.  Read more...

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