“Within Iran itself, there is very little history being written by Iranian scholars. But, the Iranian diaspora is producing scholars and I think that’s important. It goes back to my point about the Westernization of Persian history. Why are we Europeans and Americans writing this? We should be hearing Iranian voices. Zaghamee’s book is enthusiastic and it flows and its vibrant and lively. And yet, at the same time, he’s a very careful scholar.” Read more...
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