By Amir Sheikhzadegan,Astrid Meier

The quantity contributes to a greater figuring out of Iranian historical past for the reason that 1953, with a spotlight on societal swap and its mirrored image in highbrow discourse. The papers discover the attitudes of Iranians towards modernity and culture ahead of and after the Revolution of 1979. With insights from Oriental reviews, background, sociology, literature and social anthropology, the quantity bargains a cross-disciplinary standpoint at the highbrow, political, and social background of Iran.

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