The life and times of the Shah

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University of California Press,
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c2009.
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"This book rises above common misconceptions to tell an important story, one that forged the destiny of Iran and changed the course of Middle East history. There is no better book on the Shah, his rule and legacy, and none more enjoyable to read."--Vali Nasr, author of The Shia Revival "A thorough and vivid picture of a very significant period in the political history of Iran and the larger world."--Farhad Kazemi, author of Poverty and Revolution in Iran
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9780520253285
9780520253292
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subject_facet Iran -- History -- Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, 1941-1979
table_of_contents Preface -- Notes on transliteration and translations -- Father and son -- The father -- Father and son -- The man -- Hard times -- Ascending the throne -- Azerbaijan -- Nationalizing oil -- Toward the Abyss -- TPAJAX -- Securing the realm -- A new vista -- The white revolution -- Women and rights -- Mastering oil -- Commander-in-chief -- Development and dreams -- Gas, petrochemicals, and nuclear energy -- Revolution and irony -- Politics and terror -- SAVAK -- A celebration and a festival -- The Rastakhiz party -- The gathering storm -- "I heard the message of your revolution" -- "Melting like snow" -- Exile -- Trek to nowhere -- The Ayatollah's shadow -- Almost bartered -- Closing in a dream -- Appendix 1 : Iran's prime ministers under the Shah, August 1941-February 1979 -- Appendix 2 : principles of Iran's white revolution -- Appendix 3 : U.S. Ambassadors to Iran, 1941-1979 -- Brief chronology of the Pahlavi Dynasty.
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