New PDF release: A Critical Introduction to Khomeini

By Arshin Adib-Moghaddam

ISBN-10: 1107012678

ISBN-13: 9781107012677

ISBN-10: 1107670624

ISBN-13: 9781107670624

because the architect of the Iranian Revolution of 1979, Ayatollah Khomeini continues to be the most inspirational and enigmatic figures of the 20 th century. The revolution positioned Iran on the vanguard of heart East politics and the Islamic revival. two decades after his dying, Khomeini is respected as a non secular and political figurehead in Iran and in huge swathes of the Islamic international, whereas within the West he's remembered via many as a dictator and the instigator of Islamist disagreement. Arshin Adib-Moghaddam brings jointly unique and rising students during this accomplished quantity, which covers all features of Khomeini's existence and severely examines Khomeini the flesh presser, the thinker, and the non secular chief, whereas contemplating his legacy in Iran and additional afield in different elements of the Islamic global and the West. Written through students from various disciplines, the ebook will end up beneficial to scholars and basic readers attracted to the existence and instances of Khomeini and the politics that he inspired.

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