The Shadow of God and the Hidden Imam:Religion, Political Order, and Societal Change in Shi'ite Iran from the Beginning to 1890

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Dismissing oversimplified and politically charged views of the politics of Shi'ite Islam, Said Amir Arjomand offers a richly researched sociological and historical study of Shi'ism and the political order of premodern Iran that exposes the roots of what became Khomeini's theocracy.
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9780226027845
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Paperback
Publication Date: 
November 15, 2010