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

    A history of the cosmopolitan forces that made contemporary Iran

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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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  • 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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  • Iran
    Iran (English, Paperback) Hamid Dabashi

    Iran's nuclear ambitions have thrust the country into the international spotlight, attracting media attention to a degree not seen since the late 1970s. Iran's population of 70 million people - a majority of it young and radicalised - sits atop one of the largest reserves of oil on the planet. A balanced understanding of this nation is vital to make sense of events unravelling in the region and...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Staging A Revolution: The Art Of Persuasion In The Islamic Republic Of Iran
    Staging A Revolution: The Art Of Persuasion In The Islamic Republic Of Iran (English, Hardback) Peter J. Chelkowski, Hamid Dabashi

    A visual survey of the public myths and collective symbols used in the making of the Islamic Revolution in Iran and the subsequent war with Iraq.

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

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

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  • Iran (English, Paperback) 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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  • Mohsen Makhmalbaf at Large
    Mohsen Makhmalbaf at Large (English, Paperback) Hamid Dabashi

    The name of Mohsen Makhmalbaf is almost synonymous with the dramatic rise of Iranian cinema in the aftermath of the Islamic Revolution. The author draws from his friendship with Makhmalbaf, as well as his direct involvement with Makhmalbaf's films and thought, to present us the tumultuous life and spectacular career of a great filmmaker.

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  • Muslim Studies: Volume 1
    Muslim Studies: Volume 1 (English, Paperback) Ignaz Goldziher

    This is the first volume of Goldziher's Muslim Studies, which ranks highly among the classics of the scholarly literature on Islam. Indeed, the two volumes, originally published in German in 1889-1890, can justly be counted among those that laid the foundations of the modern study of Islam as a religion and a civilization.The first study deals with the reaction of Islam to the ideals of Arab...

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  • Theology of Discontent
    Theology of Discontent (English, Paperback) Hamid Dabashi

    Brings together, in a sustained and engagingly written narrative, the leading revolutionaries who have shaped the ideological disposition of the Islamic Revolution in Iran. It provides particular attention to the larger, more enduring ramifications of this revolution for radical Islamic revivalism in the entire Muslim world.

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  • Mohsen Makhmalbaf at Large
    Mohsen Makhmalbaf at Large (English, Hardback) Hamid Dabashi

    The name of Mohsen Makhmalbaf is almost synonymous with the dramatic rise of Iranian cinema in the aftermath of the Islamic Revolution. The author draws from his friendship with Makhmalbaf, as well as his direct involvement with Makhmalbaf's films and thought, to present us the tumultuous life and spectacular career of a great filmmaker.

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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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