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Reading Iran, reading Iranians An intermediate/advanced Persian textbook by Michael C Hillmann

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Published by Dunwoody Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English,
  • Persian language,
  • Readers,
  • Textbooks for foreign speakers

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages442
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12142430M
ISBN 101881265773
ISBN 109781881265771

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Reading Iran Reading Iranians, Second Edition Revised [Michael Craig Hillmann] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This edition is a plain green hard cover.5/5(1). While travel in Iran might seem a daunting prospect, the days of the Iranian Revolution and the Iran-Iraq War are long past: Iran is stable, safe, and once again attracting travellers as it has done for long years. In this article, we recommend ten key books to read about Iran: ranging from ancient history to the contemporary situation.   For me, that book was Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi. The book is Nafisi’s memoir of the period following the Iranian Revolution in the ’s. It describes how Nafisi continued to teach female students in secret even after such actions became : Kristen Twardowski. The Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance has said that the average Iranian spends 13 minutes a day reading. “That is not counting the time people spend for reading newspapers, magazines and online materials,” Seyyed Abbas Salehi noted on Saturday when he appeared during a TV program on Channel 1 to give an annual report [ ].

The Iranians explores Iran in the context of its old and complex culture, for throughout its history Iran has struggled with two warring identities-one evolving from the values, social organization, and arts of ancient Persia, the other from Islam. By examining the relationship between these two identities, The Iranians explains how the revolution of came about, why/5.   Iranians read very different books it will be very hard to categorize it, but I think the most interested genres are novels, philosophy, poetry, biography, history, fiction, and political. There are some people who read books, smoking, in modern.   [ primer ] Reading Iran is critical to U.S. policy-making to understand the threats and dangers, as well as changing conditions that create opportunities for engaging Tehran. But . Postel examines the way in which liberal Iranians are reclaiming liberalism for Western liberals by re-reading Western theorists “with a Persian horizon in mind” (p. 8). “Universal values” inherent to liberalism — civil liberties, human rights, freedom of expression, women’s rights and secularism — are now being realized in Iran.

  There are few public libraries, no reading contests in schools and scarce promotion of any book apart from the book. (Billboards inform Iranians that if they can memorize the Koran in its entirety. Two important contributing factors to any understanding of Iran and the identity of Iranians are the centrality of history, and the subtle nature of Iran’s relationship with the West. ‘Reading Iran’ explains that an understanding of Iran’s history is not only important for the context and frame of reference it provides, but also the light it sheds on the experiences that Iranians Author: Ali M. Ansari.   No reliable study about book-reading habits in Iran has been conducted recently, but Tabatabainejad and Haddad-Adel probably have reason to worry if what some students and booksellers say reflects a wider audience. In large part, economic pressures are . 2-November 15th is the national book day and book reading day in Iran. 3- In Iranian culture, book is deemed as one’s ‘best friend’ and a ‘kind companion’ (yaar-e-mehraban). There are many Persian poems that have employed this expression.