The mantle of the prophet: religion and politics in Iran

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Oneworld, Dec 1, 2008 - History - 424 pages
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Drawn from the first-hand accounts of eyewitnesses, Roy Mottahedeh's absorbing tale of Islam and Politics in revolutionary Iran is widely regarded as one of the best records of that turbulent time ever written. This revised edition includes a new chronology detailing events in Iran from the revolution right up to the present day and Ahmadinejad's controversial regime. There is simply no better resource for understanding Iran's past, present, and future.

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Great and descriptive book by Professor Mottahedeh. One of the best pieces of historical literature I've ever read. Thanks to Professor Khuri-Makdisi for assigning this book in class! Read full review

Review: The Mantle of the Prophet: Religion and Politics in Iran

User Review  - Xiaojie Johan - Goodreads

Great and descriptive book by Professor Mottahedeh. One of the best pieces of historical literature I've ever read. Thanks to Professor Khuri-Makdisi for assigning this book in class! Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Roy Mottahedeh is Gurney Professor of Islamic History at Harvard University. An internationally renowned expert, he has published extensively in this field and his academic awards include a Guggenheim and a MacArthur Prize Fellowship.

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