Iran's Constitutional Revolution: Popular Politics, Cultural Transformations and Transnational Connections

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Born out of a fundamental tension between the old-fashioned and inadequate Qajar monarchy of Mozaffar al-Din Sah and Mohammad Ali Shah, and new reformist democratic ideals, the Iranian Constitutional Revolution of 1906 represents a pivotal moment in the formation of modern Iran. The collapse of the state through financial indigence and foreign pressure -- which in the end also consumed the new regime -- created a vacuum, which became the subject of many different visions. These included the anti-constitutionalist arguments ...

Iran's Constitutional Revolution: Popular Politics, Cultural Transformations and Transnational Connections 2010, I. B. Tauris & Company, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781848854154

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