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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


Origins

Neguin Yavari

in The Future of Iran's Past: Nizam al-Mulk Remembered

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190855109
eISBN:
9780190943219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855109.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In the pursuit of political thought on authoritative and efficacious rule, this chapter contains a brief introduction to those currents that shaped the eleventh century: the coming of the Turks to ... More


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