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By Arshin Adib-Moghaddam

because the architect of the Iranian Revolution of 1979, Ayatollah Khomeini continues to be essentially the most inspirational and enigmatic figures of the 20th century. The revolution put Iran on the leading edge of center East politics and the Islamic revival. 20 years after his demise, 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 via many as a dictator and the instigator of Islamist war of words. Arshin Adib-Moghaddam brings jointly unique and rising students during this accomplished quantity, which covers all facets of Khomeini's lifestyles and seriously examines Khomeini the baby-kisser, the thinker, and the religious chief, whereas contemplating his legacy in Iran and additional afield in different components of the Islamic international and the West. Written by way of students from various disciplines, the booklet will end up necessary to scholars and basic readers attracted to the lifestyles and occasions of Khomeini and the politics that he inspired.

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