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Religious Statecraft The Politics of Islam in Iran

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ISBN-10: 0231183674

ISBN-13: 9780231183673

Edition: N/A

Authors: Mohammad Ayatollahi Tabaar

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Since the 1979 revolution, scholars and policy makers alike have tended to see Iranian political actors as religiously driven--dedicated to overturning the international order in line with a theologically prescribed outlook. This provocative book argues that such views have the link between religious ideology and political order in Iran backwards. Religious Statecraft examines the politics of Islam, rather than political Islam, to achieve a new understanding of Iranian politics and its ideological contradictions. Mohammad Ayatollahi Tabaar traces half a century of shifting Islamist doctrines against the backdrop of Iran's factional and international politics, demonstrating that religious…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 11/15/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 392
Size: 7.56" wide x 8.90" long x 1.01" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English