Warring souls : youth, media, and martyrdom in post-revolution Iran / Roxanne Varzi.

Author
Varzi, Roxanne, 1971- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Durham : Duke University Press, 2006.
Description
1 online resource (xiv, 290 pages) : illustrations.

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Series
e-Duke books scholarly collection [More in this series]
Summary note
An ethnography of secular youth culture in Tehran and its resistance to post-Revolutionary Islamicist politics.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-268) and index.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. New York Available via World Wide Web.
Source of description
Description based on print version record.
Contents
Divination : an archeology of the unknown -- The image and the hidden master -- Mystic states : martyrdom and the making of the Islamic republic -- Shooting soldiers, shooting film : the cinema of the Iranian sacred defense -- Visionary states : inhabiting the city, inhabiting the mind -- Shifting subjects : public law and private selves -- Majnun's mask : sex, suicide, and semiotic malfunctioning -- The ghost in the machine : (just war?) remainders and reminders of war -- Reforming religious identity in post-Khatami Iran -- Mehdi's climb.
ISBN
  • 9780822388036 (electronic bk.)
  • 0822388030 (electronic bk.)
LCCN
2005034368
International Article Number
  • 9780822337218
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