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The Attempted Assassination of Nasir al Din Shah in 1852

AuthorMoojan Momen
Title of item
The Attempted Assassination of Nasir al Din Shah in 1852
Subtitle of item
Millennialism and Violence
Date of this edition 2004-03-23
Permission Fair use (see notes on copyright)
Posted 2011-11-25 by Jonah Winters
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Abstract A new account of the events of 1852, referencing a document that has not been previously used which sheds a different light on the events; also broader context of the study of violent millennialists and contemporary incidents like Waco and Aum Shinrikyo.
Notes Lecture in the University of Haifa "Lectures in Bahá'í Studies" series, March 23 2004. Mirrored from

Later updated as a published article, 2008.

Tags 1850s; Millennialism; Nasirid-Din Shah; Nasirid-Din Shah, Attempt on; Violence
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