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By Ervand Abrahamian

ISBN-10: 0521528917

ISBN-13: 9780521528917

ISBN-10: 0521821398

ISBN-13: 9780521821391

In a reappraisal of Iran's sleek background, Ervand Abrahamian lines its tense trip around the 20th century, in the course of the discovery of oil, imperial interventions, the guideline of the Pahlavis and, in 1979, revolution and the start of the Islamic Republic. within the intervening years, the rustic has skilled a sour conflict with Iraq, the transformation of society lower than the clergy and, extra lately, the growth of the nation and the fight for energy among the previous elites, the intelligentsia and the economic center category. the writer is a compassionate expositor. whereas he adroitly negotiates the twists and turns of the country's local and overseas politics, on the middle of his ebook are the folks of Iran. it's to them and their resilience that this e-book is devoted, as Iran emerges first and foremost of the twenty-first century as probably the most robust states within the heart East.

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