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Civil Resistance and the Non-Violent State-Building Process in Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth-Century Iran

  • Majid Mohammadi
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Abstract

After giving a brief historical background of the Tobacco Movement and the Constitutional Revolution, the first chapter focuses on the intellectual, theoretical and social pretexts, forms, strategies and tactics of non-violent action in late nineteenth and early twentieth-century Iran. The impact of these non-violent actions on nation- and state-building processes and how civil resistance influenced the struggle for Iranian independence are also discussed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Majid Mohammadi
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  1. 1.Radio Free EuropeStony BrookUSA

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