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Foucault in Iran : Islamic Revolution after the Enlightenment

Foucault in Iran : Islamic Revolution after the Enlightenment

Author: Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : University of Minnesota Press, 2016.
Series: Muslim international.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Michel Foucault
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi
ISBN: 9780816699483 0816699488 9780816699490 0816699496
OCLC Number: 1039322006
Description: xiii, 257 p.
Contents: Foucault's indictment --
Thinking the unthinkable: the revolutionary movement in Iran --
How did Foucault make sense of the Iranian revolution? --
Misrepresenting the Revolution, misreading Foucault --
The reign of terror, women's issues, and feminist politics --
Was ist Aufklärung? The Iranian revolution as a moment of enlightenment --
Conclusion: writing the history of the present.
Series Title: Muslim international.
Responsibility: Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi.


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