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Soundtrack of the Revolution: The Politics of Music in Iran (Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic Societies and Cultures)

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Description for Soundtrack of the Revolution: The Politics of Music in Iran (Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic Societies and Cultures) Paperback. Series: Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern and I. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: 1FB; 3JJ; HBJF1; HBL; JFSR2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 23. Weight in Grams: 499.
Music was one of the first casualties of the Iranian Revolution. It was banned in 1979, but it quickly crept back into Iranian culture and politics. The state made use of music for its propaganda during the Iran-Iraq war. Over time music provided an important political space where artists and audiences could engage in social and political debate. Now, more than thirty-five years on, both the children of the revolution and their music have come of age. Soundtrack of the Revolution offers a striking account of Iranian culture, politics, and social change to provide an alternative history of the Islamic ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Stanford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Series
Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern and I
Condition
New
Weight
498g
Number of Pages
368
Place of Publication
Palo Alto, United States
ISBN
9781503600324
SKU
V9781503600324
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About Nahid Siamdoust
Nahid Siamdoust is a Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer at Yale University's MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies. She has taught at Oxford University and New York University, and previously worked as a journalist based in Iran and the Middle East for Time magazine, Der Spiegel, and Al Jazeera English TV.

Reviews for Soundtrack of the Revolution: The Politics of Music in Iran (Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic Societies and Cultures)
Nahid Siamdoust's Soundtrack of the Revolution is a groundbreaking study of a potent cultural register in post-revolutionary Iran. For both the casual reader and the aficionado, Siamdoust's pioneering insights are revelatory.
Hamid Dabashi
author of Iran: A People Interrupted
Music is the language of liberation. Nahid Siamdoust, who knows all the players and has taken ... Read more

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