Iran Under the Ayatollahs

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Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1985 - History - 416 pages
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Acomprehensive study of the Middle East's most strategic country, this book is set against the background of the Islamic heritage of Iran and the rise and fall of the Pahlavi dynasty. It describes the various phases through which the Islamic revolution has passed, gives an incisive account of the Gulf War, and provides an historical survey of Iran's relations with the West, the Soviet bloc, and other countries of the region. Book jacket.

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Contents

BEFORE THE ISLAMIC REVOLUTION
7
The founding of the Islamic Republic
103
The American hostage crisis 1
136
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DILIP HIRO is an author, playwright, and journalist who has written 14 books about the Middle East and contributed to several others.

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