TITLE

CONVERTING PERSIA

AUTHOR(S)
Rhodes, Fred
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Middle East;Jun2005, Issue 357, p65
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information about the book "Converting Persia: Religion and Power in the Safavid Empire." The book is an important contribution to Middle East history, acting both as a history of Safavid Iran, and also explaining the position of Shi'ism in modern Iran. This book throws new light on the interplay of religion and society and will be a crucial work for all interested in the making of modern Iran. The book is vital reading for anthropologists, historians and scholars of religion, and anyone interested in Safavid Persia, in Shi'ism, and in the wider history of the Middle East.
ACCESSION #
17247482

 

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