Afshin Matin-Asgari


Afshin Matin-Asgari is professor of Middle East history and religious studies at California State University-Los Angeles.

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Iranian Maoism

As in most other countries, Maoism in Iran emerged in the mid-1960s when Sino-Soviet disputes split the ranks of international communism. But Iranian communism and its Maoist variant were also rooted in domestic developments. During the 1940s,...