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history of modern Iran

Joseph M Upton

history of modern Iran

an interpretation

by Joseph M Upton

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Published by Distributed for the Center for Middle Eastern Studies of Harvard University by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Iran -- History -- 1909-

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesModern Iran
    Statementby Joseph M. Upton
    SeriesHarvard Middle Eastern monographs, 2
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 164 p. :
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17867658M

      The history of Iran presented in her book is not exactly objective but no matter, these books are funny and moving. 3. The Mantle of the Prophet: Religion and Politics in .   1) For a general survey of 20th Century Iran, I highly recommend, A History of Modern Iran: By Ervand Abrahamian 2) For a more in depth and scholarly works, Abrahamian's Iran Between Two Revolutions is a classic. 3) I also highly recommend the.

    A masterfully researched and compelling history of Iran from to This history of modern Iran is not a survey in the conventional sense but an ambitious exploration of the story of a nation. It offers a revealing look at how events, people, and institutions are shaped by currents that sometimes reach back hundreds of years. The book covers the complex history of the diverse societies 4/5(2). The book covers the complex history of the diverse societies and economies of Iran against the background of dynastic changes, revolutions, civil wars, foreign occupation, and the rise of the Islamic Republic. Abbas Amanat combines chronological and thematic approaches, exploring events with lasting implications for modern Iran and the world.4/5(29).

      The world-renowned Hoover Institution Library & Archives presents A Window into Modern Iran, The Ardeshir Zahedi Papers at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives. The never-before-published records of Ardeshir Zahedi, Iran’s ambassador to the United States and minister of foreign affairs during the s and s, reveal the inner workings of the shah’s government before. Iran: A Modern History. By Abbas Amanat. New Haven: Yale University Press, pp. $ Amanat, Yale University professor and specialist on nineteenth-century Iran (and this reviewer's Ph.D. advisor), has penned his magnum opus: a rich, detailed, nuanced history of : Michael Rubin.


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A masterfully researched and compelling history of Iran from to This history of modern Iran is not a survey in the conventional sense but an ambitious exploration of the story of a nation. It offers a revealing look at how events, people, and institutions are shaped by currents that sometimes reach back hundreds of by: 8.

Your first book is Khomeinism by Ervand Abrahamian. Yes, Abrahamian is one of the leading historians of modern Iran. He always writes very interesting things about the social and political history of the country and this book is actually a collection of essays that.

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.

In the intervening years, the country has experienced a bitter war with Iraq, the /5(26). See more of my book reviews on my blog, Literary History of modern Iran book Clocking in at a thousand pages, Iran: A Modern History is easy three times as long as books I usually choose so it is with all credit to Abbas Amanat's engaging writing that I happily immersed myself in this history for the best part of a week/5.

Great book on the history of modern Iran. This book present a cleat history that Iran was destined to be a great Middle East super power, but US and UK wanted it to be only a military base and a oil reserve. This Western meddling on Iran's politics paved the wave to Islamic theocracy/5.

The book covers the complex history of the diverse societies and economies of Iran against the background of dynastic changes, revolutions, civil wars, foreign occupation, and the rise of the Islamic Republic. Abbas Amanat combines chronological and thematic approaches, exploring events with lasting implications for modern Iran and the world.

'The book’s greatest achievement is that it helps the reader to straightforwardly navigate historical events since late nineteenth century that have shaped today’s Iran. [It] unquestionably is a distinguished reference for those looking for a beautifully written narrative of contemporary history of Iran.'Author: Ervand Abrahamian.

Then, inthe unimaginable happened, and the Iran that emerged after the Revolution changed everything. Iran Modern: The Empress of Art uncovers the lost story of Farah Pahlavi’s amazing journey from Empress to exile and illuminates the near-forgotten collection of contemporary art she left behind.

The standard history of modern Iran, now revised and updated to explain the country’s tumultuous recent history In this substantially revised and expanded version of Nikki Keddie’s classic work Roots of Revolution, the author brings the story of modern Iran to the present day, exploring the political, cultural, and social changes of the past quarter century.

A masterfully researched and compelling history of Iran from to This history of modern Iran is not a survey in the conventional sense but an ambitious exploration of the story of a nation.

It offers a revealing look at how events, people, and institutions are shaped by currents that sometimes reach back hundreds of years/5(49). Simultaneously "A history of modern Iran" is a dialectical analysis of the sociopolitical contradictions of Iranian society in the 19th and 20th century.

Even for those who are well acquainted with modern Iran will most certainly find the book stimulating and helpful.4/5(3). Iran (Persian: ایران ‎ Irān [ʔiːˈɾɒːn] ()), also called Persia, and officially the Islamic Republic of Iran (Persian: جمهوری اسلامی ایران ‎ Jomhuri-ye Eslāmi-ye Irān [dʒomhuːˌɾije eslɒːˌmije ʔiːˈɾɒn]), is a country in Western Asia.

With 83 million inhabitants, Iran is the world's 18th most populous country. Calling code: + From the Publisher: 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 Pahlavi's and, inrevolution and the birth of the Islamic Republic.

A HISTORY OF MODERN IRAN In a radical reappraisal of Iran’s modern history, Ervand Abrahamian traces its traumatic journey across the twentieth century, through the discoveryofoil,imperialinterventions,theruleofthePahlavis,and,inrevolution and the birth of the Islamic Republic.

In the inter. 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.

In the intervening years, the country has experienced a bitter war with Iraq, the transformation of society under the clergy and. A History of Modern Iran (review) Article (PDF Available) in The Middle East Journal 63(1) January with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Molavi has a keen and nuanced view of Iran, and his book introduces the general reader not only to Iran’s contemporary history and the struggles of its people, but to the texture of the culture Author: Laura Secor.

The book covers the complex history of the diverse societies and economies of Iran against the background of dynastic changes, revolutions, civil wars, foreign occupation, and the rise of the Islamic Republic. Abbas Amanat combines chronological and thematic approaches, exploring events with lasting implications for modern Iran and the : Yale University Press.

Iran: A Modern History. By Abbas Amanat. Yale University Press; 1, pages; $ To be published in Britain in January; £ ABBAS AMANAT is an authority on Iranian culture and political history. Timeline: A Modern History of Iran Politics.

PM EDT Indian author Salman Rushdie’s book “The Satanic Verses” causes uproar among fundamentalist Muslims, and. The book's greatest achievement is that it helps the reader to straightforwardly navigate historical events since late nineteenth century that have shaped today's Iran.

Overall, the book 'A History of Modern Iran' is scrupulously authored for a wider audience beyond academic domains and unquestionably is a distinguished reference for those.Abrahamian's, published intreated the political history of Iran from the Constitutional Revolution in the first decade of the twentieth century until the Islamic Revolution in This new book is not an updating of that earlier work.

Rather, Abrahamian builds on that work plus others, such as his (), to offer a new interpretive narrative intended for the general reader.Get this from a library!

A history of modern Iran. [Ervand Abrahamian] -- "In a radical reappraisal of Iran's modern history, Ervand Abrahamian traces the country's traumatic journey from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day, through the discovery of oil, imperial.