Lecture 19 Iran Today and the Turkish Republic

Part of a series of audio recordings of lectures delivered by Dr. Hamid Algar in the fall semester 2003 as part of the course, <i>Topics in Islamic Thought and Institutions</i>. New developments in Iran; the death of Imam Khomeini, the election of Khatami, and the current perception of unhappiness with the Islamic government. Turkey: the birth of the Turkish Republic, and the beliefs and anti-religious activities of Mustafa Kemal.