Description - Iran at the Crossroads by John L. Esposito
At the dawn of the 21st century, we are witnessing the redefining and reforming of the Islamic Republic, a struggle between the President Khatami's reformist agenda and more militant conservative forces led by Ayatollah Khameni, Iran's Supreme Religious Guide. The Islamic Republic of Iran at 20 is a place of new promises and aspirations whose political, economic, and socio-economic struggles have significance not only for Iranians but also for Iran's relations with the international community. This work provides an intimate view of Iran, domestically and internationally, and the struggle to reconstruct and thus re-legitimate the revolution. This volume includes essays by American, European, and Iranian scholars writing on the extraordinary changing situation in Iran.
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Author Biography - John L. Esposito
JOHN L. ESPOSITO is University Professor, Professor of Religion and International Affairs, and Director of the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University. - R.K. RAMAZANI is Edward R. Stettinius Professor Emeritus of Government and Foreign Affairs at the University of Virginia.