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By Arshin Adib-Moghaddam

because the architect of the Iranian Revolution of 1979, Ayatollah Khomeini continues to be some of the most inspirational and enigmatic figures of the 20th century. The revolution put Iran on the vanguard of heart East politics and the Islamic revival. two decades after his dying, 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 unique and rising students during this complete quantity, which covers all facets of Khomeini's existence and significantly examines Khomeini the baby-kisser, the thinker, and the religious chief, whereas contemplating his legacy in Iran and additional afield in different elements of the Islamic international and the West. Written via students from various disciplines, the ebook will turn out worthwhile to scholars and normal readers drawn to the lifestyles and occasions of Khomeini and the politics that he inspired.

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