Religion and State in Iran, 1785-1906: The Role of the Ulama in the Qajar Period

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University of California Press, Jan 1, 1980 - Clergy - 286 pages
 

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Contents

The Foundations of Clerical Influence
1
The Eve of Qajar Rule
26
The Clerical Policy of Fath Al l Shah
45
Abbas Mirza Qaim Maqam and the Ulama
73
The Ulama and the Early Foreign Impact
82
The Reign of Muhammad Shah
103
The First Four Years of Nasir udDin Shahs Reign
122
the Ministry of Mirza Taqi Khan Amir Kabir
136
Babism Bahaism and the Ulama
137
Two Apostles of Change and the Ulama
184
The Repeal of the Tobacco Concession and
205
Clerical Opposition to Amin udDaula
222
Between Two Reformers Mirza Taqi Khan Amir Kabir and Mirza Husayn Khan Sipahsalar 1268
223
The Ulama and the Early Constitutional Movement
240
Conclusion
257
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About the author (1980)

Algar was born in England. He received his formal training in Islamic studies at Cambridge University, from which he received his Ph.D. in 1965. He teaches at the University of California.

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