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Lost Wisdom: Rethinking Modernity in Iran

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In the essays collected here, Abbas Milani uses an impressive array of cross-disciplinary Western and Iranian theories and texts to investigate the crucial question of modernity in Iran today. He offers a wealth of new insights into the thousand-year-old conflict in Iran between the search for modernity and the forces of religious obscurantism. The essays trace the roots of Shiite Islamic fundamentalism and offer illuminating accounts of the work of Iranian intellectuals-both men and women-and their artistic movements as ...

Lost Wisdom: Rethinking Modernity in Iran 2014, Mage Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781933823744

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Lost Wisdom: Rethinking Modernity in Iran 2004, Mage Publishers, Washington, DC

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