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The Baluch, Sunnism and the State in Iran: From Tribal to Global

Stéphane A. Dudoignon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190655914
eISBN:
9780190872632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655914.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Since 2002, Sunni jihadi groups have been active in Iranian Baluchistan without managing to plunge the region into chaos. This book suggests that a reason for this, besides Tehran’s military ... More


History and Memory

Stéphane A. Dudoignon

in The Baluch, Sunnism and the State in Iran: From Tribal to Global

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190655914
eISBN:
9780190872632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655914.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

A geographical survey of Iranian Baluchistan highlights the modern transformation of the desert/oasis dichotomy, and the socioeconomic impact of this evolution upon political and religious authority ... More


Consolidation of the Punjab

Khushwant Singh

in A History of the Sikhs: Volume 1: 1469-1838

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673081
eISBN:
9780199080601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673081.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter studies the consolidation of the Punjab, starting with the capture of Kangra and the removal of the Gurkhas. It is followed by an account of how the Punjab was unified, including the ... More


Introduction

Stéphane A. Dudoignon

in The Baluch, Sunnism and the State in Iran: From Tribal to Global

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190655914
eISBN:
9780190872632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655914.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Touching on the guerrilla activity of the 2000s and early 2010s on Iran’s eastern (Baluch) and western (Kurdish) borderlands, the introduction discusses early-twenty-first-century Western, ... More


Modernisation vs. Secularisation

Stéphane A. Dudoignon

in The Baluch, Sunnism and the State in Iran: From Tribal to Global

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190655914
eISBN:
9780190872632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655914.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The chapter analyses the chrestomathies (tadhkiras) of Persian-language Sunni religious poets have published in Iranian Baluchistan since the late 1990s. It demonstrates how the ulama of the Sarbaz ... More


From Tribal to Global to … Tribal?

Stéphane A. Dudoignon

in The Baluch, Sunnism and the State in Iran: From Tribal to Global

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190655914
eISBN:
9780190872632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655914.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter deals with the history of the emergence, development, triumph and present-day challenges of Deobandi madrasa teaching and of the politicisation of Sunni identity in Iran’s Baluch ... More


After 1979: Sunni Orthodoxy as a Counterculture

Stéphane A. Dudoignon

in The Baluch, Sunnism and the State in Iran: From Tribal to Global

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190655914
eISBN:
9780190872632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655914.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The purpose of this chapter is to show how the Pahlavi monarchy (1925-79) has reacted to the creation of the Islamic University of Medina, in 1961, by allowing in Easternmost Iran the development of ... More


Since 1993: Despoiled Voters, Winning Lobbies

Stéphane A. Dudoignon

in The Baluch, Sunnism and the State in Iran: From Tribal to Global

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190655914
eISBN:
9780190872632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655914.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In the decades after Khomeini’s death, the oases world’s middlemen class of Iran’s Baluch society has produced political figures able to wield nationwide influence. While maintaining pressure on ... More


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