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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. : J. Wiley & Sons, [2003] ©2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Half a century ago, the United States overthrew a Middle Eastern government for the first time. The victim was Mohammad Mossadegh, the democratically elected prime minister of Iran. Although the coup seemed a success at first, today it serves as a chilling lesson about the dangers of foreign intervention. In this book, the author, a veteran New York Times correspondent, gives a full account of this fateful  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kinzer, Stephen.
All the Shah's men.
Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley & Sons, ©2003
(OCoLC)606954373
Online version:
Kinzer, Stephen.
All the Shah's men.
Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley & Sons, ©2003
(OCoLC)607817075
Named Person: Mohammad Mosaddeq; Mohammad Mosaddeq; Muḥammad Muṣaddiq; Mohammad Mossadegh
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Kinzer
ISBN: 0471265179 9780471265177 0471678783 9780471678786
OCLC Number: 52165724
Description: xiv, 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.
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Provides an account of the CIA's coup d etat in Iran in 1953 - a covert operation. Written by a noted "New York Times" journalist, this book is based on documents about the coup (including some  Read more...

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