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Radical Islam: Iranian Mojahedin

Radical Islam: Iranian Mojahedin
Ervand Abrahamian

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Table of Contents

  • Part 1 State and society: the Pahlavi monarchy, theories of the state, the Pahlavi state, the Islamic revolution;
  • the Islamic republic, the provisional government, President Bani-Sadr, the republic's consolidation. Part 2 The Mojahedin: the beginnings, origins (1961-3), formation (1963-8), ideology;
  • Ali Shariati, his life (1933-77), his ideology, Shariati and the Mojahedin;
  • the formative years, early activities (1968-71), mass trials (1972), survival (1972-5);
  • the great schism, the manifesto (1975), two Mojahedins (1975-8);
  • the great release, the revolution (1977-9), new leadership (February 1979), new organizational structure, new programme;
  • to the masses, the provisional government (February-November 1979), the presidential elections (November 1979-January 1980, the Majiles elections (February-May 1980;
  • the road to Karbala, President Bani-Sadr (May 1980-June 1981), the 20 June uprising, reign of terror;
  • social bases, membership profile, class bases;
  • exile, Paris (July 1981-June 1986), from mass movement to religio-political sect.

Bibliographic Info

Imprint: I.B.Tauris
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd.
Series: Society & Culture in the Modern Middle East

ISBN: 9781850430773
Publication Date: 31 Dec 1989
Number of Pages: 300
Height: 216
Width: 138

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