La bibliothèque numérique kurde (BNK)
Retour au resultats
Imprimer cette page

Khomeinism: Essays on the Islamic Republic


Éditeur : I.B.Tauris Date & Lieu : 1993, London & New York
Préface : Pages : 190
Traduction : ISBN : 1-85043-778-5
Langue : AnglaisFormat : 140x215mm
Code FIKP : Liv. Eng. Abr. Kho. N° 482Thème : Général

Présentation
Table des Matières Introduction Identité PDF
Khomeinism: Essays on the Islamic Republic

Khomeinism: Essays on the Islamic Republic

Ervand Abrahamian

I.B.Tauris

The slippery label of fundamentalist has been thrown at Khomeini so often that it has stuck—so much so that his own supporters in Iran, finding no equivalent in Persian or Arabic, have proudly coined a new word, bonyadegar, by translating literally the English term “fundamental-ist.” This is especially ironic since the same individuals never tire of denouncing their opponents as el-teqati (eclectic) and gharbzadeh (contaminated with Western diseases). Despite the widespread use of the label, I would like to argue that the transference of a term invented by early twentieth-century Protestants in North America to a political movement in the contemporary Middle East is not only confusing but also misleading and even downright wrong, for the following reasons.
First, if fundamentalism means the acceptance of one’s scriptural text as free of human error, then all Muslim believers would have ...


Table des Matières


Contents

List of Illustrations / ix

Acknowledgments / xi

Introduction / 1

1 Fundamentalism or Populism? / 13
2 Perceptions of Private Property, Society, and the State / 39
3 May Day in the Islamic Republic / 60
4 History Used and Abused / 88
5 The Paranoid Style in Iranian Politics / 111

Epilogue / 132

Notes / 145

Glossary / 175

Select Bibliography on Khomeini / 177

Index / 183



Illustrations

Plates

1. May Day poster (1980) issued by the Islamic Republican party / 75
2. May Day poster (1980) issued by the Islamic Republican party / 76
3. May Day poster (1980) issued by the Islamic Republican party / 77
4. May Day poster (1980) issued by the Mojahedin / 78

Figures

1. Stamp (1981) honoring Jalal al-Ahmad / 22
2. Stamp (1980) honoring Ali Shariati / 22
3. Poster urging housing construction / 28
4. Poster of peasants reading / 29
5. Stamp (1982) honoring Jesus / 51
6. May Day poster (1980) issued by the Tudeh party / 80
7. May Day logo (1980) issued by the Tudeh party / 81
8. May Day picture (1981) issued by the Tudeh party / 82
9. May Day picture (1979) issued by the Tudeh party / 83
10. May Day stamp (1982) / 84
11. Stamps for Workers-Teachers’ Day (1987) / 85
12. Stamps (1983) honoring the forerunners of the Islamic Revolution / 90
13. Stamp (1981) honoring Ayatollah Kashani / 108
14. Cartoon from Ahanger / 121
15. Cartoon from Ahanger / 121




Fondation-Institut kurde de Paris © 2019
BIBLIOTHEQUE
Informations pratiques
Informations légales
PROJET
Historique
Partenaires
LISTE
Thèmes
Auteurs
Éditeurs
Langues
Revues