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ʻAbduʼl-Bahá's journey West [electronic resource] : the course of human solidarity /
edited by Negar Mottahedeh.
imprint
New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
description
xii, 196 pages ; 23 cm
ISBN
9781137032003 (hardback)
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New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
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9781137032003 (hardback)
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Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Machine generated contents note: -- 1. Introduction; Negar Mottahedeh -- 2. Laura Dreyfus-Barney and 'Abdul-Bahá's Visit to the West; Mona Khademi -- 3. An Analysis of 'Abdul-Bahá's Visit to North America in 1912; Robert H. Stockman -- 4. 'Abdul-Bahá's Critique of Nationalist Amnesia; Nader Saiedi -- 5. A Troubled Modernity: W.E.B Du Bois, 'The Black Church,' and the Problem of Causality; Guy Emerson Mount -- 6. 'Abdul-Bahá's 1912 Howard University Speech: A Civil War Myth for Interracial Emancipation; Christopher Buck -- 7. Orientals Meeting in the West: Foes Become Friends; Mina Yazdani.
abstract
"Born in 1844 in Persia (Iran), 'Abdu'l-Bahá is best known as the eldest son of Mīrzā Ḥusayn ʻAlī Nūrī, Bahá'u'lláh (1817-1892), the founder of the Bahá'i; Faith. This edited volume of specially commissioned essays marking the centenary of 'Abdu'l-Bahá's journey to the West documents the uniqueness of 'Abdu'l-Bahá's vision of human solidarity and peace in the context of twentieth century modernity and show the moral impact of his principled positions on the emergent Civil Rights movement in America. "--
catalogue key
12024365
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-182) and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Negar Mottahedeh is Associate Professor in the Program in Literature at Duke University, USA. She has published articles on modern visual culture and the history of the Middle East in Camera Obscura, Signs, Iranian Studies, Radical History Review, and the Journal for Early Popular Visual Culture. Her first book, Representing the Unpresentable, on the Bb movement and its relation to Iran's formation as a nation was published in by Syracuse University Press. Her second monograph, Displaced Allegories: Post-Revolutionary Iranian Cinema, was also published in by Duke University Press in 2008.
Summaries
Long Description
Born in 1844 in Persia (Iran), 'Abdu'l-Bah is best known as the eldest son of Mrz usayn-'Al Nr, Bah'u'llh (1817-1892), the founder of the Bah' Faith. Negar Mottahedeh's edited volume of specially commissioned essays marking the centenary of 'Abdu'l-Bah's journey to the West documents the uniqueness of 'Abdu'l-Bah's vision of human solidarity and peace in the context of twentieth century modernity and shows the moral impact of his principled positions on the emergent Civil Rights movement in America.
Bowker Data Service Summary
This edited volume of specially commissioned essays written for the anniversary of 'Abdu'l-Baha's journey to America tells the story of this former prisoner's interactions with the white upper echelon of American society as well as his impact on the lives and writings of important early figures in the African-American civil rights movement.
Long Description
Born in 1844 in Persia (Iran), 'Abdu'l-Bahá is best known as the eldest son of Mírzá usayn-'Alí Núrí, Bahá'u'lláh (1817-1892), the founder of the Bahá'í Faith. Negar Mottahedeh's edited volume of specially commissioned essays marking the centenary of 'Abdu'l-Bahá's journey to the West documents the uniqueness of 'Abdu'l-Bahá's vision of human solidarity and peace in the context of twentieth century modernity and shows the moral impact of his principled positions on the emergent Civil Rights movement in America.
Main Description
Born in 1844 in Persia (Iran), 'Abdu'l-Bahá is best known as the eldest son of Mírzá ?usayn-'Alí Núrí, Bahá'u'lláh (1817-1892), the founder of the Bahá'í Faith. Negar Mottahedeh's edited volume of specially commissioned essays marking the centenary of 'Abdu'l-Bahá's journey to the West documents the uniqueness of 'Abdu'l-Bahá's vision of human solidarity and peace in the context of twentieth century modernity and shows the moral impact of his principled positions on the emergent Civil Rights movement in America.
Long Description
Born in 1844 in Persia (Iran), 'Abdu'l-Bahá is best known as the eldest son of Mírzá usayn-'Alí Núrí, Bahá'u'lláh (1817-1892), the founder of the Bahá'í Faith. This edited volume of specially commissioned essays marking the centenary of 'Abdu'l-Bahá's journey to the West documents the uniqueness of 'Abdu'l-Bahá's vision of human solidarity and peace in the context of twentieth century modernity and show the moral impact of his principled positions on the emergent Civil Rights movement in America.
Long Description
Born in 1844 in Persia (Iran), 'Abdu'l-Bahá is best known as the eldest son of Mírzá usayn-'Alí Núrí, Bahá'u'lláh (1817-1892), the founder of the Bahá'í Faith. This edited volume of specially commissioned essays marking the centenary of 'Abdu'l-Bahá's journey to the West documents the uniqueness of 'Abdu'l-Bahá's vision of human solidarity and peace in the context of twentieth century modernity and shows the moral impact of his principled positions on the emergent Civil Rights movement in America.
Main Description
Born in 1844 in Persia (Iran), 'Abdu'l-Bahá is best known as the eldest son of Mírzá ?usayn-'Alí Núrí, Bahá'u'lláh (1817-1892), the founder of the Bahá'í Faith. This edited volume of specially commissioned essays marking the centenary of 'Abdu'l-Bahá's journey to the West documents the uniqueness of 'Abdu'l-Bahá's vision of human solidarity and peace in the context of twentieth century modernity and show the moral impact of his principled positions on the emergent Civil Rights movement in America.
Table of Contents
List of Figuresp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. 1
Laura Dreyfus-Barney and 'Abdu'l-Bahá's Visit to the Westp. 15
An Analysis of 'Abdu'l-Bahà's Visit to North America in 1912p. 39
"Abdu'l-Bahà's Critique of Nationalist Amnesiap. 59
A Troubled Modernity: W E. B Du Bois, "The Black Church," and the Problem of Causalityp. 85
'Abdu'l-Bahà's 1912 Howard University Speech: A Civil War Myth for Interracial Emancipationp. 111
Orientals Meeting in the West: Foes Become Friendsp. 145
Bibliographyp. 171
Notes on Contributorsp. 183
Indexp. 187
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