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Ahmad Khan, Sir Saiyid [Syed Ahmed Khan] (1817–1898), Muslim leader in India

Francis Robinson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Islam. 1722 words.

Ahmad Khan, Sir Saiyid [Syed Ahmed Khan] (1817–1898), Muslim leader in India, was born on 17 October 1817 in Khwaja Farid's haveli (mansion) near the Tiraha Bahram Khan in Delhi, the...

Ali, Abdullah Yusuf (1872–1953), Indian civil servant and Islamic scholar

Khizar Humayun Ansari.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Islam; Religious Studies. 1351 words.

Ali, Abdullah Yusuf (1872–1953), Indian civil servant and Islamic scholar, was born on 4 April 1872 in Surat, Gujarat, India. His father, Yusuf Ali Allahbuksh,...

Ameer Ali, Saiyid (1849–1928), judge and Muslim leader in India

S. V. FitzGerald.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Islam; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 2464 words.

Ameer Ali, Saiyid (1849–1928), judge and Muslim leader in India, was born on 6 April 1849 at Chinsura, Bengal, the fourth son of Saiyid Saadat Ali Khan (who died of cholera in 1856) of...

clash of Civilizations

Overview page. Subjects: Politics — Islam.

A concept first used by Samuel Huntington (1927–2008) in a 1993 Foreign Affairs article. He argued that, in the context of the end of the Cold War, conflict in international relations...

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Eaton, (Horace Charles Le) Gai [names in religion Hasan ‘Abd al-Hakim, Sidi Hasan] (1921–2010), diplomatist and Muslim scholar

Khizar Humayun Ansari.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Religious Studies; Education. 1186 words.

Eaton, (Horace Charles Le) Gai [names in religion Hasan ‘Abd al-Hakim, Sidi Hasan] (1921–2010), diplomatist and Muslim scholar, was born on 1 January 1921 in Lausanne, Switzerland, the son...

Iran

Ali Ansari.

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Islam; World History; Middle Eastern History; Politics. 144 pages.

Iran has rarely been out of the headlines. Yet extensive media interest has tended to hinder rather than help our understanding of Iran as an idea, an identity, and a people, leading to a...

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3. Iran and Islam

Ali M. Ansari.

in Iran

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Islam; World History; Middle Eastern History; Politics. 9708 words.

In 1979 the Islamic Revolution overthrew the monarchy and transformed Iran’s relations with the outside world. Iranian history was reassessed along with the importance of Islam to Iranian...

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5. Iran and the Iranians

Ali M. Ansari.

in Iran

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Islam; World History; Middle Eastern History; Politics. 748 words.

‘Iran and the Iranians’ explains that to begin to understand Iran is to appreciate its history—real and mythological—to see how different influences have been woven into a complex tapestry...

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4. Iran and the West

Ali M. Ansari.

in Iran

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Islam; World History; Middle Eastern History; Politics. 10515 words.

‘Iran and the West’ charts the relationship between Iran and the West beginning in the 16th and 17th centuries with increased contact with Western rulers eager to secure both economic...

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Kemalism

Overview page. Subjects: Politics — Islam.

Principles of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (d. 1938), founder and first president of the Turkish republic. Constitutes the official state ideology and went publicly unchallenged until the 1980s....

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2. Mythology and history

Ali M. Ansari.

in Iran

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Islam; World History; Middle Eastern History; Politics. 11527 words.

‘Mythology and history’ describes the combined mythological and historical narratives that have had a powerful influence on contemporary Iranian identity. The mythological dynasties and...

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Pacific Region

Overview page. Subjects: Islam — Politics.

Vigorous expansion in trade, investment, and other economic ties in the East Asian and Pacific economy have been critically important to the region's extraordinary growth in the second half...

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Quilliam, William Henry [known as Sheikh Abdullah Quilliam; Haroon Mustapha Leon] (1856–1932), lawyer and Muslim leader

John Guilford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Islam; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1143 words.

Quilliam, William Henry [known as Sheikh Abdullah Quilliam; Haroon Mustapha Leon] (1856–1932), lawyer and Muslim leader, was born on 10 April 1856 at 22 Elliot Street, Liverpool, the son of...

1. Reading Iran

Ali M. Ansari.

in Iran

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Islam; World History; Middle Eastern History; Politics. 1554 words.

Two important contributing factors to any understanding of Iran and the identity of Iranians are the centrality of history, and the subtle nature of Iran’s relationship with the West....

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Sesay, al-Hajj Shaikh Jibril [known as Shaikh Gibril Sesay] (1903–1988), political leader

David E. Skinner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Politics; Islam. 1213 words.

Sesay, al-Hajj Shaikh Jibril [known as Shaikh Gibril Sesay] (1903–1988), political leader, was born in the village of Mabayla in Sanda Tenraren chiefdom, Bomboli district, Sierra Leone. His...

Siddiqui, Kalim (1933–1996), journalist and Muslim activist

Jørgen S. Nielsen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Journalism; Islam. 980 words.

Siddiqui, Kalim (1933–1996), journalist and Muslim activist, was born on 2 July 1933 near Hyderabad, Deccan, India, one of a family of ten children. While he was still a small child the...

Tarawali, Ibrahim (c. 1785–1880), political leader and educationist

David E. Skinner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Politics; Education; Islam. 1080 words.

Tarawali, Ibrahim (c. 1785–1880), political leader and educationist, was born in the town of Forecariah, Moriah kingdom, in Guinea, west Africa. Ibrahim Tarawali was a son of Ibrahim...