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The Shah

Author: Abbas Milani
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An Iranian scholar chronicles the life and legacy of the last Shah of Iran, including his role in the creation of the modern Islamic republic.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
biografi
Named Person: Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran; Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran; Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, shah av Iran; Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran; Mohammed Resa, Iran Schah; Mohammad Resa Pahlawi; Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abbas Milani
ISBN: 9781403971937 1403971935
OCLC Number: 651913876
Description: viii, 488 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The Flying Dutchman --
A compromised constitution --
The peacock throne --
Jocund juvenilia --
Happy homecoming --
Crown of thorns --
Hurley's dreams --
Dawn of the Cold War --
Palace of solitude --
Ajax or boot --
Cat on a hot tin roof --
Russian house --
The dark side of Camelot --
Garrulous premier --
The bright side of Camelot --
The desert bash --
Architecture and power --
The perfect spy --
The perfect storm --
The Shah's last ride.
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From shy boy to insecure king, Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlevi was among the most important rulers in the Middle East. A stranger in a strange land, his story and times are essential to understanding  Read more...

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'This is a readable and absorbing study of a man and a rule who may indeed have been a failure, but who, in the eyes of many, does not look quite as awful in retropsect as he may have seemed thirty Read more...

 
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