International Journal of Middle East Studies

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Ali Mirsepassi, Democracy in Modern Iran: Islam, Culture, and Political Change (New York: New York University Press, 2010). Pp. 224. $42.00 cloth.

Afshin Matin-asgaria1

a1 Department of History, California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Calif.; e-mail:

(Online publication July 26 2011)