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Reformers and Revolutionaries in Modern Iran : New Perspectives on the Iranian Left - Stephanie Cronin

Reformers and Revolutionaries in Modern Iran

New Perspectives on the Iranian Left

By: Stephanie Cronin (Editor)

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Published: 6th May 2004
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The Iranian left is of great historical significance and a trend of direct relevance to the current situation in Iran and to the evolution of the struggle between 'reformers' and 'conservatives'. Even though the left has never held power in Iran, its impact on the political, intellectual and cultural development of modern Iran has been profound. This book's authors undertake a fundamental reexamination and reappraisal of the phenomenon of leftist activism in Iran, interpreted in the broadest sense, throughout the period of its existence up to and including the present. "Reformers and Revolutionaries in Modern Iran" brings together contrasting views about the balance sheet of a century of leftism in Iran.

Acknowledgements
Note on Transliteration
Introduction
Stephanie Cronin The Iranian Left: Overviews and Balance-Sheets
The Iranian Left in International Perspective
Fred Halliday
From Social-Democracy to Social-Democracy: The Twentieth Century Odyssey of the Iranian Left
Afshin Matin-Asgari The Iranian Left: Historical Dimensions
Armenian Social-Democrats, the Democrat Party of Iran, and Iran-i Naw: A Secret Camaraderie
Janet Afary
The First Congress of Peoples of the East and the Iranian Soviet Republic of Gilan, 1920-1921
Pezhmann Dailami
Iran's Forgotten Revolutionary
Abulqasim Lahuti and the Tabriz Insurrection of 1922
Stephanie Cronin
Incommodious Hosts, Invidious Guests: the Life and Times of Iranian Revolutionaries in the Soviet Union, 1921-1939
Touraj Atabaki
The Strange Politics of Khalil Maleki
Homa Katouzian
The Iranian Revolution and the Legacy of the Guerrilla Movement
Maziar Behrooz The Iranian Left and the Islamic Republic
Contemporary Critiques
Troubled Relationships: Women, Nationalism and the Left Movement in Iran
Haideh Moghissi
The Tragedy of the Iranian Left
Ali Mirsepassi
The Left and the Struggle for Democracy in Iran
Saeed Rahnema
The Islamic Left
From Radicalism to Liberalism
Ervand Abrahamian
The Working Class and the Islamic State in Iran
Haideh Moghissi and Saeed Rahnema
Notes Index
Notes on Contributors
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780415331289
ISBN-10: 0415331285
Series: Routledgecurzon/Bips Persian Studies Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 328
Published: 6th May 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.64
Edition Number: 1