Nationalism, Modernity, and the Issue of Linguistic Diversity in Iran

  • Seyed Hadi MirvahediEmail author


This introductory chapter situates the sociolinguistic studies of Iranian communities at home and in the diaspora within the relevant historical, social, political, and economic contexts, thus helping the reader to better grasp the dynamics of Iranians’ language ideologies and practices as well as their construction of national and transnational identities. The introduction ends with a part on the structure of the book.


Nationalism Constitutional Revolution The Islamic Revolution Immigration 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nanyang Technological UniversitySingaporeSingapore

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