Ritual and Revolution in Iran
Based on participant observation and anthropological fieldwork in an Iranian village (Aliabad") shows the connections between Shia Muslim rituals of Moharram commemorating the martyrdom of Imam Husein and his followers at Karbala, and politics, and espcially the Iranian Revolution of 1979.
Political Anthropology Volume II; Culture and Political Change
Myron J. Aronoff
Hegland, M. (1983). Ritual and Revolution in Iran. In Myron J. Aronoff (Ed.), Political Anthropology Volume II; Culture and Political Change (pp. 75–100). Transaction Books.