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  • Islamic Liberation Theologyby Hamid Dabashi

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95

    This book is a radical piece of counter-intuitive rethinking of the clash of civilizations theory and global politics. In this richly detailed criticism of contemporary politics, Hamid Dabashi argues that after 9/11 we have not seen a new phase in a long running confrontation between Islam and the West, but that such categories have in fact collapsed... more...

  • Iran, the Green Movement and the USAby Hamid Dabashi

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 26.95

    Presents the dilemma that the West faces in dealing with Iran and the impact of the the Green Movement on this interaction. more...

  • Makhmalbaf at Largeby Hamid Dabashi

    I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95

    The name of Mohsen Makhmalbaf is almost synonymous with the dramatic rise of Iranian cinema in the aftermath of the Islamic Revolution, and over the last quarter of a century, his career as filmmaker and writer has reflected the tumultuous history of his homeland and the fate of its neighbours. Hamid Dabashi draws from his friendship with Makhmalbaf,... more...

  • The Arab Springby Hamid Dabashi

    Zed Books 2012; US$ 19.95

    In this landmark book, Hamid Dabashi argues that the revolutionary uprisings from Morocco to Iran and from Syria to Yemen were driven by a 'delayed defiance' - a point of rebellion against domestic tyranny and globalized disempowerment alike - that signifies no less than the end of Postcolonialism. more...

  • Being a Muslim in the Worldby Hamid Dabashi

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 32.66

    What does it mean to be a Muslim - in this world, in this deeply transformative time? Hamid Dabashi suggests that the transition to a changed, post-Western world requires the crafting of a new language of critical conversation with Islam and its cosmopolitan heritage - a language that is tuned to the emerging, not the disappearing, world more...

  • Corpus Anarchicumby Hamid Dabashi

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 30.00

    Dabashi's newest book is a meditation on suicidal violence in the immediate context of its most recent political surge and a critical examination of the radical transformation of the human body, supported by close readings of cinematic and artistic evidence. more...

  • Iranby Hamid Dabashi

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2016; US$ 47.00

    In this unprecedented book, Hamid Dabashi provides a provocative account of Iran in its current resurrection as a mighty regional power. Through a careful study of contemporary Iranian history in its political, literary, and artistic dimensions, Dabashi decouples the idea of Iran from its colonial linkage to the cliché notion of “the nation-state,”... more...

  • Iran: A People Interruptedby Hamid Dabashi

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 7.99

    Hamid Dabashi’s 2007 Iran: A People Interrupted is simultaneously subtle, passionate, polarizing and polemical. A concise account of Iranian history from the early 19th-century onward, Dabashi’s book uses his incisive analytical skills as a basis for creating a persuasive argument against the views of Iran that predominate in the West. In Dabashi’s... more...

  • Theology of Discontentby Hamid Dabashi

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Scores of books and articles have been published, addressing one or another aspect of the Islamic Revolution in Iran. Missing from this body of scholarship, however, has been a comprehensive analysis of the intellectual and ideological cornerstones of one of the most dramatic revolutions in our time. In this remarkable volume, Hamid Dabashi brings... more...

  • Authority in Islamby Hamid Dabashi

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    From the origins of Muhammad's prophetic movement through the development of Islam's principal branches to the establishment of the Umayyad dynasty, the concept of authority has been central to Islamic civilization. By examining the nature, organization, and transformation of authority over time, Dabashi conveys both continuities and disruptions inherent... more...