Iran Under the Ayatollahs (Routledge Revivals)

Iran Under the Ayatollahs (Routledge Revivals)

By: Dilip Hiro (author), L. P. Elwell-Sutton (author)Hardback

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First published in 1985, this is a comprehensive study of the Middle East's most strategic country, set against the background of the Islamic heritage of Iran and the rise and fall of the Pahlavi dynasty. Dilip Hiro describes the various phases through which the Islamic revolution has passed, gives an incisive account of the first Gulf War, and provides an historical survey of Iran's relations with the West, the Soviet bloc, and other countries of the region.

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Author's Previous Publications: Non-fiction After Empire: The Birth of a Multipolar World (2010) Inside Central Asia: A Political and Cultural History of Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkey and Iran (2009) Blood of the Earth: The Global Battle for Vanishing Oil Resources (2008) Iran Today (2006) The Timeline History of India (2006) Secrets and Lies: The True Story of the Iraq War (2004) The Essential Middle East: A Comprehensive Guide (2003) Iraq: In The Eye Of The Storm (2003) War Without End: The Rise of Islamist Terrorism and Global Response (2002) The Rough Guide History of India (2002) Neighbors, Not Friends: Iraq and Iran after the Gulf Wars (2001) Sharing the Promised Land: An Interwoven Tale of Israelis and Palestinians (1997) Dictionary of the Middle East (1996) The Middle East (1996) Between Marx and Muhammad: The Changing Face of Central Asia (1995) Lebanon, Fire and Embers: A History of the Lebanese Civil War (1993) Desert Shield to Desert Storm: The Second Gulf War (1992) Black British, White British: A History of Race Relations in Britain (1991) The Longest War: The Iran-Iraq Military Conflict (1991) Islamic Fundamentalism (1989) Iran: The Revolution Within (1988) Inside the Middle East (1982) Inside India Today (1977) The Untouchables of India (1975) Black British, White British (1973) The Indian Family in Britain (1969) Fiction Three Plays (1985) Interior, Exchange, Exterior (Poems, 1980) Apply, Apply, No Reply & A Clean Break (Two Plays, 1978) To Anchor a Cloud (Play, 1972) A Triangular View (Novel, 1969)


Contents: Introduction. Note. 1. The Country and the People 2. The Classical Age 3. The Rise and Decline of Islam 4. Iran Under the Shadow of the West 5. The Regime of Rreza Sha Pahlavi 6. Economic Foundations 7. Social and Cultural Progress 8. Foreign Relations 9. Iran's Place in the World Appendices: I: Constitutional Law of December 30, 1906. II: Supplementary Constitutional Law of October 8, 1907. III: Factory Act of August 10, 1936. IV Saadabad Pact of July 8, 1937. Bibliography. Index.

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  • publication date: 14/04/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780415667371
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 458
  • ID: 9780415667371
  • weight: 793
  • ISBN10: 0415667372

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