The formative years of Azerbaijani nationalism in post-revolutionary Iran
This article covers the period from the Islamic Revolution to Khatami's landslide victory at the presidential elections in 1997 and analyses the processes leading to the formation of a national movement in Iranian Azerbaijan. It successively explores the role played by the Turkish intellectual entrepreneurs, former Leftists and disillusioned Islamists in politicizing Azerbaijani identity and shaping a nationalist movement. This process of aggregation of different social groups reveal what has now become one of the main symptoms of the profound crisis faced by the Islamic Republic.
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Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Institut Francais de Geopolitique, CNRS - Mondes iranien et indien, University of Paris 8, France
Publication date: 01 March 2008