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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Reading Abrahamian, one gains an acute igan of the potent cocktail of factors that finally led to the regime’s collapse. Simultaneously “A history of modern Iran” is a dialectical analysis of the sociopolitical contradictions of Iranian society in the 19th and 20th century.
Hietory seeks out the most likely and most straightforward explanation of events. Reform revolution and the Great. The governments failure in the erena of public health or indeed the lack of one may have been enriched by drawing attention to the number of six hospitals in Tehran, which almost none of those was build by the First Pahlavi.
The story also includes a cast of strong-willed and colourful individuals. Selected pages Table of Contents.
A History of Modern Iran
Every Nowruz, [Muhammad Reza] Shah held grand audience in the royal palace with the leading dignitaries bowing before jistory and holding hands over their private parts — a gesture which to some was reminiscent of the days when ministers were household slaves and as such could be castrated by their royal masters p.
Mpdern Middle East Journal. The author is a compassionate expositor. In doing so, he has produced a scholarly, readable, and engaging study of the last century of Iranian history. These sections remain unparalleled perhaps with the exception of the “Iran between two revolutions,” “Khomeinism,” and “Iran: The iron fist of Reza Shah; 4.
No other work in English or Persian has provided such an accurate and informative account of the Constitutional Revelation in so few pages. Professor Abrahamian is above all a serious researcher.
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He does not hesitate to deal with some of the most sensitive and emotional kran in modern Iranian history: The author shows p. Table of contents Introduction; 1.
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But he combines his scholarship with a deep concern for the fate of ordinary human beings trapped by events beyond their control. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Ervand Abrahamian is a historian of great stature who straightforwardly interprets the fact without forcing one’s subjective abrahzmian down the throat of the reader, as some historian like Sepehr ZabihChosrow Chaquri or even a less of a historean like Abbas Millani do.
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