The Baluch, Sunnism and the state in Iran : from tribal to global / Stéphane A. Dudoignon
- Dudoignon, Stéphane A., 1962-
- London : Hurst & Company, 2017.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource : maps (black and white).
- Comparative politics and international studies series
- Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction -- Iranian Sunnism and the Deoband Connection -- A Heritage of the Subcontinent's Modern Jihads -- A Still Embryonic State of the Art -- Geopolitical Approaches and the `Mad Max Option' -- Geography Revisiting the Sunni---Shia Divide -- Political History and the Modern Re-Inventions of Tribalism -- Some Prospect Proposals -- Ibn Khaldun, Tribalism and Frontier Islam -- Minority Ulama and Republic Building -- Confessional Marginality and the Issue of Resistance -- 2.History and Memory -- The Baluch of Iran in Imperial Vision -- Topography of a Tribal Zone -- A Documentary Drought? -- Fragments of a Baluch Discourse -- Literary Jihad in Modern Retrospect -- In Quest of New Heroes, from Epic to Hagiology -- 3.Modernisation vs. Secularisation -- Literature as Politics -- The Tentative Sociology of a Literary Who's Who -- The Discursive Hegemony of Cyber-Madrasas -- Confessional vs. Tribal Identity? -- Tribal Leaders after 1928: Co-Optation or Death? -- The Construction of a Sunni-Shia Demographic Divide -- 4.From Tribal to Global to ... Tribal? -- Early Modern Tribal Patronages -- The Heritage of Sufism and Tribal Chieftainships -- The Complex Memory of the Early Modern Islamic Schools -- Alternative and Official Tribunes: The Modern Madrasas -- Centrality of Sarbaz and of the Isma'ilzayi Tribe -- A Founding Drama: The Anti-Dhikri Jihad of May 1936 -- The Progression of the Deoband School in Iranian Baluchistan -- Expanding the Sarbaz Nexus (1952--56) -- Nascent Urbanities, Trans-Tribal Patron-Client Relationships -- 5.After 1979: Sunni Orthodoxy as a Counterculture -- Adjusting to Iran -- Deobandi Teaching in the Iranian Baluchi Interface -- Persophonia and the Transfers of Modern Shia Thought -- The Contradictory Impacts of 1979 -- Mawlawi 'Abd al-'Aziz: Making a Pact with Khomeini -- Mawlawi 'Abd al-Hamid between Jihad and Conflict Resolution -- Iran: A Major Sunni Hub? -- Back to the Timurids: Khurasan since WWII -- In Iran and Beyond, through the Muslim World League -- 6.Since 1993: Despoiled Voters, Winning Lobbies -- Conservatives vs. Radicals -- Counterinsurgency and the Agreement on National Unity -- Obedient Protesters: Campaigning under Khamenei -- A Challenge from Within: The Muslim Brothers of Iran -- Sunni Kurdish Counterculture, Iranian Soft Power -- Deoband, the Brothers, the Tabligh and the Guide -- Towards Confessional Affirmative Action? -- Reformist Commitments and the Sunni Support of Ruhani -- Re-Negotiating the Grounds for the 2013 Election.
- This study explores the emergence of a significant Sunni community on the margins of Shia Iran and delineates a 'Sunni arc' stretching from Central Asia southwards through the Iranian provinces of Khorasan and Baluchistan.
- 9780190872632 (ebook)
- Audience Notes:
- Previously issued in print: 2017.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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