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Refashioning Iran

Orientalism, Occidentalism and Historiography

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Refashioning Iran by Mohamad Tavakoli-Targhi
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Mohamad Tavakoli Targhi offers a corrective to works on Orientalism that focus solely on European scholarly productions without exploring the significance of native scholars and vernacular scholarship to the making of Oriental studies. He brings to light a wealth of 18th- and 19th-century Indo-Persian texts, made "homeless" by subsequent nationalist histories and shows how they relate to Indo-Iranian modernity. In doing so, he argues for a radical re-writing of Iranian history with profound implications for Islamic debates on gender.

Author Biography

MOHAMAD TAVAKOLI-TARGHI is Associate Professor of Historiography and Middle Eastern History at the Illinois State University. His publications have appeared in Radical America, Iranian Studies, and Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Release date NZ
October 10th, 2001
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
XVI, 216 p.
Imprint
Palgrave Macmillan
Pages
216
Dimensions
140x216x20
ISBN-13
9780333949221
Product ID
5925868

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