There are several good scholarly studies of the – Iranian crisis and August coup, but most contain gaps, misperceptions, and. In the final chapter Abrahamian discusses four lasting legacies of the coup. First, the terms governing the international consortium of major oil. Read “The Coup , The CIA, and The Roots of Modern U.S.-Iranian Relations ” by Ervand Abrahamian with Rakuten Kobo. In August , the U.S. Central.

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From an old patrician Iranian family, a law scholar and reformist intellectual, he gained popular trust by his sympathy to the constitutional cause. Ervahd History of Modern Iran. It gives the reader some idea of what Mossadeq had to contend with; from enemies both within the government and those outside thee government.


In his examination of information recently made available from the British Foreign Office, the U. Recommended for Middle East—history enthusiasts and specialists, as well as those seeking a full understanding of current international affairs.


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When the Iranian Revolution deposed the shah and replaced his puppet government with a radical Islamic republic under Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the shift reverberated throughout the Middle East and the world, casting a long, dark shadow over U. We appreciate your feedback.

Anatomy of an Industry. After the coup, he states incorrectly that the CIA helped uncover the communist Tudeh Party’s military network, underemphasizes the size of this network, and downplays the huge revenue stream Iran received under the new oil agreement.

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Cojp author reveals some of the primary motivations behind the current Iranian hostility toward the United States and other Western governments.