skip to content
Days of God : the revolution in Iran and its consequences Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Days of God : the revolution in Iran and its consequences

Author: James Buchan
Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Simon & Schuster hardcover editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
An insider's account of the 1979 Iranian Islamic Revolution challenges popular beliefs while drawing on a wealth of memoirs, diaries and newspaper reports to discuss such topics as the rise of Ayatollah Khomeini, the establishment of Saddam Hussein's Iraq and the development of Al-Qaida.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Ruhollah Khomeini; Ruhollah Khomeini; Rūḥ Allāh K̲umaynī
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Buchan
ISBN: 9781416597773 1416597778 9781848540668 1848540663 9781848547421 1848547420
OCLC Number: 832706053
Notes: "Originally published in Great Britain in 2012 by John Murray Publishers"--Title page verso.
Description: xvii, 410 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The origins of the Pahlavi state --
Cossack government --
The boy --
Ruhollah --
Ruritania --
The storm gathers --
The Indian --
The burnt cinema --
The junction --
A box of earth --
God is great --
Dog wedding --
The scent of watermelon --
Convoys of light --
Epilogue --
Appendix: Khomeini's letter of July 16, 1988.
Other Titles: Revolution in Iran and its consequences
Responsibility: James Buchan.
More information:

Abstract:

An insider's view of one of the events that shaped the modern world.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Buchan's story of the Iranian revolution is the best book on Iran I have ever read * Sunday Times * An outstanding analysis of the legacy of Iran's revolution * <i>Sunday Times Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/832706053> # Days of God : the revolution in Iran and its consequences
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "832706053" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1110692600#Topic/political_violence_iran_history_20th_century> ; # Political violence--Iran--History--20th century
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1170331> ; # War--Causes
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1069902> ; # Political violence
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204889> ; # Iran.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1110692600#Place/iran> ; # Iran
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/955.054/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1110692600#Person/khomeini_ruhollah> ; # Ruhollah Khomeini
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1354530> ; # Revolution (Iran : 1979)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/972484> ; # Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1110692600#Event/1900_1999> ; # 1900-1999
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/88036173> ; # Rūḥ Allāh K̲umaynī
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1110692600#Topic/iran_revolution> ; # Iran--Revolution
    schema:alternateName "Revolution in Iran and its consequences" ;
    schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/70339391> ; # James Buchan
    schema:bookEdition "First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:datePublished "2013" ;
    schema:description "The origins of the Pahlavi state -- Cossack government -- The boy -- Ruhollah -- Ruritania -- The storm gathers -- The Indian -- The burnt cinema -- The junction -- A box of earth -- God is great -- Dog wedding -- The scent of watermelon -- Convoys of light -- Epilogue -- Appendix: Khomeini's letter of July 16, 1988."@en ;
    schema:description "An insider's account of the 1979 Iranian Islamic Revolution challenges popular beliefs while drawing on a wealth of memoirs, diaries and newspaper reports to discuss such topics as the rise of Ayatollah Khomeini, the establishment of Saddam Hussein's Iraq and the development of Al-Qaida."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1110692600> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Days of God : the revolution in Iran and its consequences"@en ;
    schema:productID "832706053" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781848547421> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781848540668> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781416597773> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB247970> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/832706053> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1110692600#Person/khomeini_ruhollah> # Ruhollah Khomeini
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Khomeini" ;
    schema:givenName "Ruhollah" ;
    schema:name "Ruhollah Khomeini" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1110692600#Topic/political_violence_iran_history_20th_century> # Political violence--Iran--History--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh95005727> ;
    schema:name "Political violence--Iran--History--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1069902> # Political violence
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Political violence"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1170331> # War--Causes
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "War--Causes"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204889> # Iran.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Iran." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1354530> # Revolution (Iran : 1979)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "Revolution (Iran : 1979)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/972484> # Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/70339391> # James Buchan
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Buchan" ;
    schema:givenName "James" ;
    schema:name "James Buchan" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/88036173> # Rūḥ Allāh K̲umaynī
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1902" ;
    schema:deathDate "1989" ;
    schema:familyName "K̲umaynī" ;
    schema:familyName "Khomeini" ;
    schema:givenName "Rūḥ Allāh" ;
    schema:givenName "Ruhollah" ;
    schema:name "Rūḥ Allāh K̲umaynī" ;
    schema:name "Ruhollah Khomeini" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781416597773>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1416597778" ;
    schema:isbn "9781416597773" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781848540668>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1848540663" ;
    schema:isbn "9781848540668" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781848547421>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1848547420" ;
    schema:isbn "9781848547421" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.