New PDF release: AZERBAIJANI TURKS (HOOVER INST PRESS PUBLICATION)

By AUDREY L. ALTSTADT

ISBN-10: 0817991824

ISBN-13: 9780817991821

In 1990, centuries of harsh domination culminated in Black January, whilst Soviet Troops opened hearth at the civilian inhabitants of Baku. the subsequent yr, Azebaijan declared its independence and commenced rebuilding its political and economy. Former Communists and competition leaders proceed to fight for dominance. Audrey L. Alstadt uses either Russian-language and Azerbaijani Turkish-language newspapers, journals, and scholarly guides. a lot of this fabric hasn't ever been utilized in the other Western stories. Altstadt's unique learn provides the Azerbaijani standpoint at the two-century dating among Russia and Azerbaijan. She identifies key concerns and actors and files a trend of continuous fight opposed to colonial rule from the preliminary conquest to the political pursuits of the past due 20th century. Russian domination has encompassed greater than the army, political, and monetary spheres. There have additionally been harsh regulations on cultural expression, together with killing best intellectuals and falsifying ancient evidence. despite the fact that, Azerbaijani Turks proceed to thwart Russian regulate through maintaining their wealthy and historic historical past via native-language schooling and the humanities. As Alstadt writes, "The Azerbaijani Turks used the antiquity in their heritage language, and literature as a weapon of self-defense, as facts they wish no tutelage in self-government, financial administration, schooling or literature."

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I In discussing the "sources" of the doctrines and ideas of Mulla Sadra, it is essential to inquire first of all into the meaning of the word" source", for we are not dealing here with just historical causes and influences and cannot reduce Mulla Sadra's intellectual vision to the simple amalgamation of a certain number of previously existing ideas. No amount of historical research will enable us to discover all of his "sources" in writings belonging to periods before him, for such a figure cannot be reduced to the "effect" of a number of historical causes.

While discussing God's knowledge of things, Qaysari refers to . w. H. lunar), p. 15. 6. See M. Pall is, The Way and the Mountain, London, 1960. 7. The work of Ibn 'Arabi in question is Kitab al-isfar 'an nata'ij al-asfar, printed in Hyderabad in 1948. See also pp. 318-19 of vol. I of O. Yahya, Histoirc et classification de l'oeuvre d'Ibn 'Arabi, Damas, 1963. As for the meaning of safar, see al-lstilahiu al-sufiy y ah, risalan no. 29 in Rasii'il lbn 'Arabi, Hyderabad, 1948, p. 2. R. See AsJar, vo!.

The most cursory study of the doctrines of the two masters will reveal that Theosophy"? 91 a r Mulla Sadra could not have appeared had there not been Suhrawardi to prepare the ground for him. Also, as in the case of Ibn 'Arabi, so with Suhrawardi - Mulla Sadra must be considered among the latter's mostimportant interpreters and commentators. In fact along with Muhammad Shahrazuri and Qutb al-Din Shirazl, Mulla Sadra is the most outstanding commentator and expositor of the ishraqi school, a commentator who, while commenting upon the works of the master oiishraq, developed ishraqi theosophy in a particular direction and made it a cornerstone for his own "Transcendent Theosophy" .

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