Fearing the Night

Debating the Legacy of Ahmad Fardid

Authors

  • Naveed Mansoori University of California

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/cis.39131

Keywords:

Iran, Islamic Republic, Ahmad Fardid, Martin Heidegger, nativism

Abstract

Transnationalism in Iranian Political Thought: The Life and Times of Ahmad Fardid, by Ali Mirsepassi. Cambridge University Press, 2017. 408pp., Hb. £62.99, ISBN-13: 9781107187290; Pb. £19.99, ISBN-13: 9781316636473.

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Mirsepassi, Ali. 2017. Transnationalism in Iranian Political Thought: The Life and Times of Ahmad Fardid. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316941195

Published

2019-10-23

How to Cite

Mansoori, N. (2019). Fearing the Night: Debating the Legacy of Ahmad Fardid. Comparative Islamic Studies, 13(1-2), 170-178. https://doi.org/10.1558/cis.39131