By Arshin Adib-Moghaddam

because the architect of the Iranian Revolution of 1979, Ayatollah Khomeini is still some of the most inspirational and enigmatic figures of the 20th century. The revolution put Iran on the leading edge of center East politics and the Islamic revival. 20 years after his loss of life, Khomeini is respected as a religious and political figurehead in Iran and in huge swathes of the Islamic international, whereas within the West he's remembered through many as a dictator and the instigator of Islamist war of words. Arshin Adib-Moghaddam brings jointly distinct and rising students during this finished quantity, which covers all elements of Khomeini's lifestyles and seriously examines Khomeini the flesh presser, the thinker, and the non secular chief, whereas contemplating his legacy in Iran and additional afield in different components of the Islamic global and the West. Written via students from various disciplines, the publication will end up precious to scholars and basic readers attracted to the lifestyles and instances of Khomeini and the politics that he inspired.

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