Mirror for the Muslim Prince moves beyond the fashionable yet cursory understanding of Muslims' beliefs regarding power and statecraft. By assembling a group of world class scholars, this book challenges a host of exalted assumptions and theories concerning political power in the muslim world.
Mehrzad Boroujerdi is Associate Professor of Political Science at Syracuse University s Maxwell School and Director of the Middle East Studies Program. He is the series editor for the Modern Intellectual and Political History of the Middle East series. In addition to more than thirty journal articles and book chapters in English and Persian, he is the author of I Carved, Worshipped and Shattered: Essays on Iranian Identity and Politics (Tehran, 2010) and Iranian Intellectuals and the West: The Tormented Triumph of Nativism (Syracuse University Press, 1996). He is the President-elect of the International Society for Iranian Studies.