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Author Vahabzadeh, Peyman.

Title A guerrilla odyssey : modernization, secularism, democracy, and the Fadai period of national liberation in Iran, 1971-1979 / Peyman Vahabzadeh
Edition First edition
Published Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 289 pages) : illustrations
Series Modern intellectual and political history of the Middle East
Modern intellectual and political history of the Middle East.
Contents Iran in the 1960s : repressive development -- Organization of the Iranian People's Fadai Guerrillas (1971-1979) -- Bizhan Jazani : en route to a democratic theory of the liberation front -- Massoud Ahmadzadeh : theorizing armed struggle -- Three failed interlocutions : diverging propensities -- Mostafa Sho'aiyan : haunting return of plurivocal origination -- The Fadai movement -- Technologies of resistance -- Constitutive paradox : liberation, secularism, and the possibility of democratic action -- Appendix A : Fadai casualties, 1970-1979 -- Appendix B : The splits of Fadaiyan
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Sāzmān-i Chirīkʹhā-yi Fadāʼī-i Khalq-i Īrān -- History.
Democracy -- Iran -- History -- 20th century.
Guerrillas -- Iran -- History -- 20th century.
Islam and secularism -- Iran -- History -- 20th century.
Islamic modernism -- Iran -- History -- 20th century.
National liberation movements -- Iran -- History -- 20th century.
New Left -- Iran -- History -- 20th century.
Iran -- Politics and government -- 1941-1979.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0815651473 (electronic bk.)
9780815651475 (electronic bk.)