9781851686162

The Mantle of the Prophet

by
  • ISBN13:

    9781851686162

  • ISBN10:

    1851686169

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/1/2008
  • Publisher: Oneworld Publications
  • Purchase Benefits
  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $59!
    Your order must be $59 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
  • We Buy This Book Back!
    In-Store Credit: $3.15
    Check/Direct Deposit: $3.00
List Price: $27.95

Summary

Drawn from the first-hand accounts of eyewitnesses, Roy Mottahedeh's gripping account of Islam and Politics in revolutionary Iran is widely regarded as one of the best records of that turbulent time ever written.

The true story of a young mullah, his life in the sacred shrine city of Qom, and the dramatic events of the 1979 Revolution, this enthralling account paints a vivid picture of contemporary Iran, while providing a panoramic survey of Muslim, Shi'ite and Persian culture from the Middle Ages to the current day. From the ancient time of Zoroaster to the world of Khomeini, this sweeping saga interweaves biography with history, politics and religion to offer new levels of understanding into Iran’s past, present and future.

Written with feeling, sympathy and clarity, this revised edition includes a new chronology detailing events in Iran from the revolution right up to the present day and Ahmadinejad’s controversial regime.

Author Biography

Roy Mottahedeh is Gurney Professor of Islamic History at Harvard University. An internationally renowned expert, his academic awards include a Guggenheim and a MacArthur Prize Fellowship.

Rewards Program

Write a Review