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The Resource Children of paradise : the struggle for the soul of Iran, Laura Secor

Children of paradise : the struggle for the soul of Iran, Laura Secor

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Children of paradise : the struggle for the soul of Iran
Title
Children of paradise
Title remainder
the struggle for the soul of Iran
Statement of responsibility
Laura Secor
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In 1979, seemingly overnight-- moving at a clip some thirty years faster than the rest of the world-- Iran became the first revolutionary theocracy in modern times. Since then, the country has been largely a black box to the West, a sinister presence looming over the horizon. But inside Iran, a breathtaking drama has unfolded since then, as religious thinkers, political operatives, poets, journalists, and activists have imagined and reimagined what Iran should be. They have drawn as deeply on the traditions of the West as of the East and have acted upon their beliefs with urgency and passion, frequently staking their lives for them.--
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YDXCP
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Secor, Laura,
Dewey number
955.05/4
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Iran
  • Iran
  • Iran
  • Iran
  • Iran
  • Iran
Label
Children of paradise : the struggle for the soul of Iran, Laura Secor
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [470]-494) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Revolution. Little black fish ; Islamic Republic ; The period of constant contemplation ; Baptism of blood -- Rebirth. Expansion and contraction ; Thermidor ; The second of Khordad -- Reform. The chain murders ; The eighteenth of Tir ; Master plans ; The miracle room ; The spider's house ; Postmortem -- Resistance. A common man ; Asieh ; The epic of dirt and dust ; The end of the dirty wars of intellectuals
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 508 pages
Isbn
9781594487101
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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map
System control number
  • ocn908990667
  • 1514068
  • (OCoLC)908990667
Label
Children of paradise : the struggle for the soul of Iran, Laura Secor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [470]-494) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Revolution. Little black fish ; Islamic Republic ; The period of constant contemplation ; Baptism of blood -- Rebirth. Expansion and contraction ; Thermidor ; The second of Khordad -- Reform. The chain murders ; The eighteenth of Tir ; Master plans ; The miracle room ; The spider's house ; Postmortem -- Resistance. A common man ; Asieh ; The epic of dirt and dust ; The end of the dirty wars of intellectuals
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 508 pages
Isbn
9781594487101
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • ocn908990667
  • 1514068
  • (OCoLC)908990667

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