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Abbas Amanat

Abbas Amanat is Professor of History at Yale University. He is the author of Pivot of the Universe: Nasir al-din Shah Qajar and the Iranian Monarchy, 1851-1896 and of Imagining the End: Visions of Apocalypse from the Ancient Middle East to Contemporary America, both published by I.B.Tauris.

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Apocalyptic Islam and Iranian Shi'ism

I.B. Tauris
Interest in Shi'i Islam is running at unprecedented levels. International tensions over Iran, where the largest number of Shi'i Muslims live, as well as the...
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The Pivot of the Universe
Nasir al-Din Shah and the Iranian Monarchy, 1831-1896

I.B. Tauris
When he was assassinated in 1896, Nasir al-Din Shah had sat on the Peacock throne for nearly half a century. A colorful, complex figure, he is frequently...
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Imagining the End
Visions of Apocalypse from the Ancient Middle East to Modern America

I.B. Tauris
Packed into all major monotheistic religions is a powerful theological punch: apocalypse. This provocative volume explores how apocalyptic visions have...
Abbas Amanat

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