The Martyrs of Karbala: Shi'i Symbols and Rituals in Modern Iran

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"This study examines patterns of change in Shi'i symbols and rituals over the past two centuries to reveal how modernization has influenced the societal, political, and religious culture of Iran." "Moharram symbols and rituals are among the most pervasive and popular aspects of Iranian culture and society. The Martyrs of Karbala traces patterns of continuity and change in three aspects of Iranian life: the importance of these rituals in promoting social bonds, status, identities, and ideals; the ways in which three ...

The Martyrs of Karbala: Shi'i Symbols and Rituals in Modern Iran 2015, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295995687

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The Martyrs of Karbala: Shi'i Symbols and Rituals in Modern Iran 2004, University of Washington Press, Seattle

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The Martyrs of Karbala: Shi'i Symbols and Rituals in Modern Iran 2004, University of Washington Press, Seattle

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