The Struggle for Iran by Christopher De Bellaigue

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Published by New York Review Books .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Contemporary Politics - Middle East,
  • Iran - History,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • General,
  • Middle East - Iran,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Political Ideologies - General,
  • 1997-,
  • Iran,
  • Politics and government,
  • Strategic aspects

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8845340M
ISBN 101590172388
ISBN 109781590172384

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Does Iran deserve a role in the Axis of Evil. To judge by this book, probably not, no matter what the current headlines. Iran had a shining moment in the s, writes journalist and longtime Tehran resident de Bellaigue (In the Rose Garden of the Martyrs, ), when a reform movement arose to challenge fundamentalist, theocratic rebellious titans in this movement quickly shrank away.

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Reinventing Khomeini offers a new interpretation of the political battles that paved the way for reform in Iran. Brumberg argues that these conflicts did not result from a sudden ideological shift; nor did the election of President Mohammad Khatami in really defy the core principles of the Islamic Revolution.

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When I first visited Iran, inI was twenty-nine and the stiff and distant place that I had expected to find turned out to be irresistibly alive. This is a study of modern Iranian political history and is set in the international context of the Second World War and its aftermath.

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