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Democracy in Modern Iran: Islam, Culture, and Political Change

Ali Mirsepassi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795644
eISBN:
9780814764398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795644.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Can Islamic societies embrace democracy? This book maintains that it is possible, demonstrating that Islam is not inherently hostile to the idea of democracy. Rather, it provides new perspective on ... More


Conclusion

Roger S. Bagnall

in Everyday Writing in the Graeco-Roman East

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267022
eISBN:
9780520948525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267022.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This section concludes that although it is evident that there was widespread use of writing in everyday life in much of the Near Eastern world from a considerably earlier time, there are real risks ... More


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