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All the Shah's men : an American coup and the roots of Middle East terror

Author: Stephen Kinzer
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2008, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a reconstruction of the events of August 1953 when the U.S. overthrew Iran's democratically elected prime minister Mohammad Mossadegh in what was called Operation Ajax, and discusses the lasting effects of the plot, linking it to the rise of Muslim fundamentalists and terrorism in the modern world.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Mohammad Mosaddeq; Mohammad Mosaddeq
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Kinzer
ISBN: 9780470185490 047018549X
OCLC Number: 1004503963
Notes: Originally published in 2003. With a new preface.
"With a new preface: The folly of attacking Iran"--Cover.
Description: xxix, 258 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Good evening, Mr. Roosevelt --
Curse this fate --
The last drop of the nation's blood --
A wave of oil --
His master's orders --
Unseen enemies everywhere --
You do not know how evil they are --
An immensely shrewd old man --
Block headed British --
Pull up your socks and get going --
I knew it! they love me! --
Purring like a giant cat --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Stephen Kinzer.
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Provides a reconstruction of the events of August 1953 when the U.S. overthrew Iran's democratically elected prime minister Mohammad Mossadegh in what was called Operation Ajax, and discusses the lasting effects of the plot, linking it to the rise of Muslim fundamentalists and terrorism in the modern world.

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