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  • A Fundamental Fear
    A Fundamental Fear (English, Paperback) S. Sayyid

    In this provocative book S. Sayyid analyses of the conditions that have made Islamic fundamentalism possible.

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  • Can Non-Europeans Think?
    Can Non-Europeans Think? (English, Paperback) Hamid Dabashi

    In this challenging and thought-provoking book Dabashi pulls together a unique constellation of historical and theoretical reflections on current affairs to argue that we need to break down the ethnographic gaze that is evident with intellectual thinking in the Arab world.

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  • The Arab Spring
    The Arab Spring (English, Paperback) Hamid Dabashi

    In this landmark book, Hamid Dabashi argues that the revolutionary uprisings from Morocco to Iran and from Syria to Yemen were driven by a 'delayed defiance' - a point of rebellion against domestic tyranny and globalized disempowerment alike - that signifies no less than the end of Postcolonialism.

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  • Shi'ism
    Shi'ism (English, Paperback) Hamid Dabashi

    Exposes the soul of Shi'ism as a religion of protest - successful only when in a warring position, and losing its legitimacy when in power. This book makes a case through a detailed discussion of the Shi'i doctrinal foundations, a panoramic view of its historical unfolding, and a varied investigation into its visual and performing arts.

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  • The World of Persian Literary Humanism
    The World of Persian Literary Humanism (English, Hardback) Hamid Dabashi

    Humanism has mostly considered the question "What does it mean to be human?" from a Western perspective. Dabashi asks it anew from a non-European perspective, in a groundbreaking study of 1,400 years of Persian literary humanism. He presents the unfolding of this vast tradition as the creative and subversive subconscious of Islamic civilization.

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  • Corpus Anarchicum
    Corpus Anarchicum (English, Paperback) Hamid Dabashi

    Dabashi's newest book is a meditation on suicidal violence in the immediate context of its most recent political surge and a critical examination of the radical transformation of the human body, supported by close readings of cinematic and artistic evidence.

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  • Iran (English, Paperback) Hamid Dabashi

    In this unprecedented book, Hamid Dabashi provides a provocative account of Iran in its current resurrection as a mighty regional power. Through a careful study of contemporary Iranian history in its political, literary, and artistic dimensions, Dabashi decouples the idea of Iran from its colonial linkage to the cliché notion of ?the nation-state,? and then demonstrates how an ?aesthetic...

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  • Persophilia
    Persophilia (English, Hardback) Hamid Dabashi

    From antiquity to the Enlightenment, Persian culture has been integral to European history. Interest in all things Persian shaped not just Western views but the self-image of Iranians to the present day. Hamid Dabashi maps the changing geography of these connections, showing that traffic in ideas about Persia did not travel on a one-way street.

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  • In Search of Lost Causes
    In Search of Lost Causes (Paperback) Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature Hamid Dabashi

    Almost a quarter century after his pioneering work on the iconography of the Iranian revolution of 1977-1979, Hamid Dabashi returns to a precipous collection of revolutionary posters from the pre-revolutionary period to wed them critically to the contemporay social and political causes of our time.

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  • Koorosh Shishegaran: The Art of Altruism 2017
    Koorosh Shishegaran: The Art of Altruism 2017 (English, Hardback) Hamid Dabashi, Abbas Daneshvari

    First monograph on one of the leading lights of the contemporary Iranian art movement, showcasing his various artistic phases and outlining his progressive approach to art-making and distribution.

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  • Iran Without Borders
    Iran Without Borders (English, Hardback) Hamid Dabashi

    A history of the cosmopolitan forces that made contemporary Iran

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  • Islamic Liberation Theology
    Islamic Liberation Theology (English, Paperback) Hamid Dabashi

    Presenting criticism of contemporary politics, this title argues that after 9/11 we have not seen a new phase in a confrontation between Islam and the West, but that such categories have in fact collapsed and exhausted themselves.

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  • Iran
    Iran (English, Hardback) Hamid Dabashi

    Through a careful study of contemporary Iranian history in its political, literary, and artistic dimensions, Dabashi decouples the idea of Iran from its colonial linkage to the cliche notion of "the nation-state," and then demonstrates how an "aesthetic intuition of transcendence" has enabled it to be re-conceived as a powerful nation.

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  • Can Non-Europeans Think?
    Can Non-Europeans Think? (English, Hardback) Hamid Dabashi

    In this challenging and thought-provoking book Dabashi pulls together a unique constellation of historical and theoretical reflections on current affairs to argue that we need to break down the ethnographic gaze that is evident with intellectual thinking in the Arab world.

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  • Brown Skin, White Masks
    Brown Skin, White Masks (English, Paperback) Hamid Dabashi

    Picking up where Fanon left off, examining the negative influence of intellectual immigrants as facilitators of American imperialism.

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  • Being a Muslim in the World
    Being a Muslim in the World (English, Hardback) Hamid Dabashi

    What does it mean to be a Muslim - in this world, in this deeply transformative time? Hamid Dabashi suggests that the transition to a changed, post-Western world requires the crafting of a new language of critical conversation with Islam and its cosmopolitan heritage - a language that is tuned to the emerging, not the disappearing, world

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  • Corpus Anarchicum
    Corpus Anarchicum (English, Hardback) Hamid Dabashi

    Dabashi's newest book is a meditation on suicidal violence in the immediate context of its most recent political surge and a critical examination of the radical transformation of the human body, supported by close readings of cinematic and artistic evidence.

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  • The Green Movement in Iran
    The Green Movement in Iran (English, Hardback) Hamid Dabashi

    The Green Movement in Iran contains Hamid Dabashi's most important writings on the Iran's June 2009 election, its tumultuous aftermath, and the characteristics and aspirations of the emerging Green Movement. These analyses range from close analysis of the nature of the events to the Green Movement's historical background and future political consequences. The writings have been modified and...

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  • Conversations with Mohsen Makhmalbaf
    Conversations with Mohsen Makhmalbaf (English, Hardback) Hamid Dabashi

    Born in Tehran in 1957, film-maker Mohsen Ostad Ali Makhmalbaf grew up in the religiously and politically charged atmosphere of the 1960s. In this title, he reflects on the relationship between cinema and violence, tolerance, and social change, as well as the political and artistic importance of the autonomy of the film-maker.

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  • Iran, the Green Movement and the USA
    Iran, the Green Movement and the USA (English, Hardback) Hamid Dabashi

    Presents the dilemma that the West faces in dealing with Iran and the impact of the the Green Movement on this interaction.

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