Book Iranian history and politics : the dialectic of state and society / Homa Katouzian.
Publication year: 2003.
Call Number DS315 .K17 2003
Media class: Book
Publisher: London ;New York : RoutledgeCurzon
Series title: RoutledgeCurzon/BIPS Persian studies series
Extent: xiv, 274 p. ; 25 cm.
Part I. Abitrary rule : a theory of Iranian history and politics. The theory of arbitrary rule: status and implications -- Towards a general theory of Iranian revolutions -- Arbitrary rule: a comparative theory of state, politics and society in Iran -- The Aridisolatic Society: a model of long-term social and economic development in Iran -- European liberalisms and modern concepts of liberty in Iran -- Problems of democracy and the public sphere in modern Iran. -- Part II. Abritrary rule : applications to Iranian history and politics. Problems of political development in Iran: democracy, dictatorship or arbitrary government? -- Liberty and licence in the constitutional revolution of Iran -- The campaign against the Anglo-Iranian Agreement of 1919 -- The revolt of Shaikh Mohammad Khiyabani -- Iran's fiscal history and the nature of state and society in Iran -- The execution of Amir Hasanak the Vazir: some lessons for the historical sociology of Iran.