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Arts: Women Journalists and Women's Press: Iran
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Women’s journalism and press activities in Iran started around the time of the Constitutional Revolution (1905–11), during which a parliament and constitutional monarchy were established. The Constitutional Revolution eventually failed and foreign intervention of Russia and Great Britain weakened the already deteriorating Qajar Dynasty. But, it marked the modern formation of Iran’s n…

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Hisae Nakanishi, “Arts: Women Journalists and Women's Press: Iran”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 23 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002198>
First published online: 2019

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