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From 'exporting the revolution' to 'postmodern Pan-Islamism': a discourse analysis of the Islamic Republic of Iran's ideology, 1979-2009

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Since the early days of 1979, the Islamic Revolution of Iran has been seen as a phenomenon unique in history, one which must be viewed as somehow separate from other political Islamic movements in the 20th century.

In chapter 1, this thesis problematizes this interpretation of the Revolution by analyzing it through the lens of an earlier ideological movement, pan-Islamism, and applying methods from the study of conceptual history to draw linkages between this movement and the Islami...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
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Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK

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