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From Pearl Harbor to Hiroshima

CHUSHICHI TSUZUKI

in The Pursuit of Power in Modern Japan 1825–1995

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205890
eISBN:
9780191676840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205890.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

The frontier wars of the 1930s had been more than ‘sideshows’ to the later Asia-Pacific War; they illustrate the process of the ‘abject slide’ into the war. The frontier war with Russia is ... More


Iran and Shiʿi Pilgrimage Networks: A Postrevolutionary Ideology

Kishwar Rizvi

in The Transnational Mosque: Architecture and Historical Memory in the Contemporary Middle East

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469621166
eISBN:
9781469624952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621166.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Commemoration is central to the rituals of devotion and nationalism enacted in the Islamic Republic of Iran. This chapter pertains to Shiʿi networks that have moved beyond national boundaries to ... More


Help Me Dream

John Franceschina

in Hermes Pan: The Man Who Danced with Fred Astaire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199754298
eISBN:
9780199949878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754298.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

Following the completion of his work on Darling Lili for Blake Edwards, Hermes Pan decided to retire. He began taking yearly trips to Rome and Teheran as the guest of the Shah of Iran, spending much ... More


Tehran Kids

Mikhal Dekel

in The Global and the Intimate: Feminism in Our Time

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231154499
eISBN:
9780231520843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231154499.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, the author recounts the harrowing journey of the Tehran Children, a group of 900 Jewish children—including his father Hannan Dekel and his sister—from September 1939 to February ... More


“I Heard the Message of Your Revolution”

Gholam R. Afkhami

in The Life and Times of the Shah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253285
eISBN:
9780520942165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253285.003.0021
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The shah had said on several occasions that he had expected turmoil as the price of liberalization, but it was a passing political spasm and the country would soon return to calm and tranquility. The ... More


Iran

Gawdat Bahgat

in Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in the Middle East

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031668
eISBN:
9780813039114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031668.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines the history of Iran's nuclear program since the late 1950s and the forces that shape the country's nuclear program. It explores the country's potential motives for acquiring ... More


Stock Market Operation and Equity Price Determination in an Economy with an Interest-Free Banking System: The Case of Iran

Karim Eslamloueyan

in Islamic Perspectives on Wealth Creation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621002
eISBN:
9780748653096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621002.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter applies the Autoregressive Distributed Lag model to examine the stock price movements in the Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) after the introduction of Islamic banking in the country. It ... More


Politics and Patronage: The Evolution of the Sara-ye Amir in the Bazaar of Tehran

Fatema Soudavar Farmanfarmaian

in The Bazaar in the Islamic City: Design, Culture, and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165290
eISBN:
9781617971334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165290.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The genesis and demise of the Sara-ye Amir is closely bound with the development of Tehran from a small town in the foothills of the Alborz mountains to Iran's main metropolis, and with the evolving ... More


Screening Reform: Campaign Movies, Documentaries, and Urban Tehran

Blake Atwood

in Reform Cinema in Iran: Film and Political Change in the Islamic Republic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178174
eISBN:
9780231543149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178174.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Using the starting point of the 1997 policy that allowed campaign movies for the first time, this chapter examines how filmmakers have represented Khatami during elections. This chapter considers two ... More


Iran’s Cinema Museum and Political Unrest

Blake Atwood

in Reform Cinema in Iran: Film and Political Change in the Islamic Republic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178174
eISBN:
9780231543149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178174.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The book concludes by analyzing the experience of walking through the Cinema Museum in Tehran, the only such museum in Iran. Visitors to the museum are immediately welcomed by a placard that ... More


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