Contemporary Historiography schools

The Latest Issue of “The Month Book of History and Geography" with the approach of "Contemporary Historiography schools” was published. This professional monthly explores important trends and schools of West Historiography, and has been released by the efforts of Book House Institute.

IBNA: In the editorial of Month book of History and Geography, we read "A Review on the trends and major schools of West Historiography” written by Dr. Alirez Malaei Tavani; a faculty member of the History Department of Orumieh University.

Malaei has written: History cannot remain dismissed of spirit splashes and philosophical thinking, and a historian explores unintentionally wisdom and philosophy, and this is the case at micro and macro level, i.e. the theoretical philosophy of history.

In the interview part of Contemporary Iran Historiography Schools; there is a conversation with Dr. Daryoush Rahmanian, a History Department faculty member of Tehran University and Dr. Mohammad Saeid Zokaei, Social Sciences Department faculty member of Allameh Tabatabai University.

Rahmanian said, in analyzing knowledge and science of history and in general, studying humanities; the words, terms, expressions and interpretations are not used so carefully as needed, thus it sometimes leads to a kind of verbal warfare

Dr. Zokaei also believes that, the existed conflicts in defining “School”, is seen in other fields of social sciences as well. In Sociology, the border between approach and paradigm tradition, both in terms of epistemology and theory and analysis is also quite confusing.

In the views section, the “Research Method in History”, written by Dr. Sattar Uodi,” Era Making in History”, written by Kamran Aravan and “The study of Islamic Revolution History opines” by Jacob Tavakolli has been written accordingly.

“French Historiography School”, by Javad Morshedlu, ”The Trends of History and Historiography in the Muslim world", by Dr. Abbas Panahi, ”Azerbaijan and Armenia Landowning”, by Dr. Muhammad Nayebpour,”Islamic civilization History”, by Reza Safari and “A Criticism on a Textbook”, written by Firouz Azadi, are introduced in the exploring sections of Month Book of History and Geography, the monthly as well.

In the Reflection part also,” History in the Modernity Tour”, by Marzieh. Soleimani,” A Romans Reading of Alexander the Macedonian”, from Nematolah AliMohammadi, “Darwish Gharib’s Itinerary”, by Afshin Ma’shouri, and “The Emergence of Human’, written by Alireza Soleymanzadeh are available.

In the Permanent Memorials section, which is another part of the professional monthly; it explores “Tabriz Treasury”, written by Rahim Nikbakht; and “Karaseh-Al Mo’ay”, worked by Manijeh Sadri; and also in the historians’ section “Benakti and Mogul’s Historians” written by Edalat Ezatpour.

In the Effort Lights section of the magazine, the” Nezami Matrqizadeh’s Itinerary”, written by Jamal Razmjou, and Dar-Alfonoun, worked by Anvar Khalandi have also been tried.

This Same Month, Short news, Others Souvenir, History Counter, index and English Abstract, forms the ending of the professional Magazine.

Month Book of History and Geography, No. 152, Dec. 2010; under the supervision of Habibollah Esmaili, the editorial, and at the price of 12000 R.; besides a CD containing the latest published books list released With the effort of Persian Book House Institute and is now available to those general interested and historical researchers.

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A memory from Mohammad Reza Yousefi

Stealing medicines from the city pharmacy

In the days after the Islamic Revolution, many people remember that young people gathered in different parts of the cities, and each one represented a group: groups such as the Tudeh party, Monafeghin or the hypocrites, the Fedai Guerrillas, the Democrats, Hezbollah, etc. each of which debated with each other with different political opinions and worldviews, and sometimes physical conflicts occurred between them during the debate. I was also interested in such street debates.

An Intelligent Demonstration

The people of Kurdistan did not have the courage to attend the demonstration due to pressures the regime had put on them. Whenever there was a demonstration across the country, there was no news in Saqqez until we, as the exile who were 10 to 11 people, decided to hold a demonstration there. When we started to demonstrate, two-three police cars had turned on their lights and followed us along with ...

Feeling of suffocation in runnel

Translated by M. B. Khoshnevisan
Saturday and Sunday, 9th and 10th of Dey 1357 (December 30 and 31, 1978) had coincided with the first days of the lunar month of Safar 1399. It had been four or five days since we left the sit-in. The regime showed terrible and intimidating behaviors and confrontations. On the other hand, we also prepared a big rally, which ended at Khorasan Governorate. From the first days of the Dey, the Pahlavi ...
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A Pious Fighter

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the re-establishment of Qom Seminary, the Islamic Revolution Document Center has published a collection of books. One of them under the title "A Pious Fighter" is dedicated to the oral history of the life and struggles of Ayatollah Seyyed Hassan Mousavi Shali. This work, authored by Mohammad Kazem Ameli, describes the narrators life, education, religious, cultural and political activities in four chapters.