Cambridge Core – Middle East Studies – A History of Modern Iran – by Ervand Abrahamian. In a radical reappraisal of Iran’s modern history, Ervand Abrahamian traces its traumatic journey across the twentieth century, through the discovery of oil. In a reappraisal of Iran’s modern history, Ervand Abrahamian traces its traumatic journey across the twentieth century, through the discovery of.
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The author describes this bloodbath in the text pp. In a reappraisal of Iran’s modern history, Ervand Abrahamian traces its traumatic journey across the twentieth century, through the discovery of oil, imperial interventions, the rule of the Pahlavis and, inrevolution and the birth of the Islamic Republic.
My library Help Advanced Book Search. The story also includes a cast of strong-willed and colorful individuals. The author shows p. Theironfist ofReza Shah 4 Thenationalist interregnum. The Best Books of Drawing on a lifetime of research and writing, Abrahamian has produced a book that successfully combines erudition and original scholarship with accessibility.
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A History of Modern Iran
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Beyond that advantage, the reader will find great pleasure in just dipping into sections at random and finding passages like the following:.
Those readers familiar with Dr. In the intervening years, the country The 20 th century was a different story, and Iran took the full force of changes elsewhere. It provides a valuable and dramatic account of a century of Iranian turmoil, violence, and intrigue.
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Abrahamian expertly navigates through the many transformations and twists and turns of twentieth-century Iran and presents a well-researched and well-written account that provides valuable insight into twentieth-century Iranian state and Society” – History: If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’.
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The Nationalist interregnum ; 5. The section of the book dealing with the Reza shah’s region does not provide much new information for those who are familiar with the era, however one abrahamiwn pleasantly surprised by the author’s encounter of the public health in Iran in ‘s.
In doing so, he has produced a scholarly, readable, and engaging study of the last century of Iranian history. A political whos whoofmodern Iran.
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He does not hesitate to deal with some of the most sensitive and emotional issues in modern Iranian history: Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. He cares a great deal about Iran and the often tragic history of its people. Nor is he afraid to call things by their right name.
The main developments under the Qajar and Pahlavi dynasties and under the Islamic Republic, mofern important role of Shiism in Iran’s history, the origins of modernization, the quest for democratic reform at various junctures, popular participation in the revolutions of and – Qbrahamian covers all this and much, much more.
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