Iranian Intellectuals in the Twentieth Century

by Ali Gheissari

Publisher: University of Texas Press

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His analysis of intellectuals' response to a number of fundamental questions, such as nationalism, identity, and the relation between Islam and modern politics, sheds new light on the factors that led to the Iranian Revolution—the twentieth century's first major departure from Western political ideals—and helps explain the complexities Cited by: Since the middle of the nineteenth century, Iranian intellectuals have been preoccupied by issues of political and social reform, Iran's relation with the modern West, and autocracy, or arbitrary rule.

Drawing from a close reading of a broad array of primary sources, this book offers a thematic account of the Iranian intelligentsia from the Constitutional movement of to the post His analysis of intellectuals' response to a number of fundamental questions, such as nationalism, identity, and the relation between Islam and modern politics, sheds new light on the factors that led to the Iranian Revolution—the twentieth century's first major departure from Western political ideals—and helps explain the complexities.

Introduction: Modern Intellectualism in Iran Intellectuals in the Constitutional Period Intellectuals and State Nationalism, Politics and Literature, Critique of Westernism and Debates over Modernity Epilogue.

Other Titles: Iranian intellectuals in the twentieth century: Responsibility: Ali Gheissari. A group of intellectuals emerged in Iran by the midth century; it is not surprising that these early men of pen referred to themselves as modernists (mutajaddidin). By taking a historical account, Ali Gheissari outlines the story of these Iranian intellectuals from the Constitutional Revolution to the Islamic Revolution.

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