Akhund Khurasani and the Iranian Constitutional Movement

  title={Akhund Khurasani and the Iranian Constitutional Movement},
  author={Denis Hermann},
  journal={Middle Eastern Studies},
  pages={430 - 453}
During the last 15 years several important sources have been published allowing the appraisal of the role of ulema during the Iranian constitutional movement (1906–11) and thus opening new lines of research. The 2006–7 edition compiled by Muhsin Kadivar from several unknown documents written by Akhund Muhammad Kazim Khurasani (d. 1330/1911) make it possible to measure his importance and his impact on the evolution of the events as well as his ideological influence. The usuli rationalist jurist… 
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