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Author Farzaneh, Mateo Mohammad, author

Title The Iranian Constitutional Revolution and the clerical leadership of Khurasani / Mateo Mohammad Farzaneh
Edition First edition
Published Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, 2015
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Series Modern intellectual and political history of the Middle East
Modern intellectual and political history of the Middle East.
Contents Part I. The Iranian state and religion -- Tribal fighters become shahs -- Apprehensive modernization and the birth of Iranian intellectualism -- Unhappy merchants and the revolution for law -- Shi'ism and key institutions of leadership -- Shi'ite Iran and the state -- Part II. Khurasani and constitutionalism -- Akhund Khurasani: his life and works -- An Islamic jurist's thought, politics, and practice -- Religious justification and Khurasani's perception of constitutionalism -- Ijtihad and politics -- Part III. A house divided -- Shaykh Fazlullah vs. Akhund Khurasani -- Fundamental differences between Nuri and Khurasani
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Khurāsānī, Muḥammad Kāẓim, 1839 or 1840-1911.
Constitutional history -- Iran.
Iran -- History -- 1905-1911.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0815653115 (electronic bk.)
9780815653110 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)