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Richard Tapper

PhD

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Sample Publications

Tribe and State in Iran and Afghanistan (edited), London, Routledge, 2011 (reprint of The Conflictof Tribe and State in Iran and Afghanistan (edited), London, Croom Helm, 1983)

Islam and Democracy in Iran: Eshkevari and the Quest for Reform (with Ziba Mir-Hosseini), London, I. B. Tauris, 2006.

The Nomadic Peoples of Iran (edited with Jon Thompson), London, Azimuth/Thames and Hudson, 2002.

The New Iranian Cinema: Politics, Representation and Identity (edited), London, I. B. Tauris, 2002 (Turkish translation: Yeni İran Sineması: Siyaset, Temsil ve Kimlik, Istanbul, Kapı Yayınları, 2007).

Ayatollah Khomeini and the Modernization of Islamic Thought (edited), London, SOAS CNMES Occasional paper No. 19, 2000.

Frontier Nomads of Iran: a Political and Social History of the Shahsevan, Cambridge University Press, 1997 (Turkish translation: Iran’ın Sınır Boylarında Göçebeler: Şahsevenlerin Toplumsal ve Politik Tarihi, Istanbul, Imge Kitabevi, 2004; Persian translation: Tarikh-e Siasi-ye ejtema‘i-ye Shahsevan-ha-ye Moghan, Tehran, Akhtaran, 2005).

Pasture and Politics: Economics, Conflict and Ritual among Shahsevan Nomads of Northwestern Iran, London, Academic Press, 1979.

Current Position

emeritus professor of anthropology, retired