Modern Iran: Roots and Results of Revolution

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Yale University Press, 2003 - Political Science - 379 pages
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In this revised and expanded version of Nikki Keddie's work, Roots of Revolution, the author brings the story of modern Iran to the present day, exploring the political, cultural, and social changes of the past quarter century. Keddie provides insightful commentary on the Iran-Iraq war, the Persian Gulf War, and the effects of 9/11 and Iran's strategic relationship with the US. She also discusses developments in education, health care, the arts and the role of women.
  

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Niiki Keddie is fantastic! She is very knowledgeable in the field of Iranian and Middle Eastern politics. A retired Emeritus professor from the University of California, she has worked extensively in ... Read full review

Review: Modern Iran: Roots and Results of Revolution

User Review  - Delnavaa - Goodreads

Niiki Keddie is fantastic! She is very knowledgeable in the field of Iranian and Middle Eastern politics. A retired Emeritus professor from the University of California, she has worked extensively in ... Read full review

Contents

Religion and Society to 1800
1
Islam and Society
3
Foundations of NineteenthCentury Iran
22
Continuity and Change Under the Qajars 17961890
37
Protest and Revolution 18901914
58
War and Reza Shah 19141941
73
19211925
80
19251941
88
19631977
148
Modern Iranian Political Thought
170
Contemporary Shii Thought
188
Conclusion
212
The Revolution
214
The Religious Opposition and the Revolution
222
Politics and Economics under Khomeini 19791989
240
Politics and Economics in PostKhomeini Iran
263

World War II and Mosaddeq 19411953
105
Postwar Socioeconomic Problems
110
The Oil Crisis and Mosaddeq
123
Royal Dictatorship 19531977
132
19541960
135
19601963
140
Society Gender Culture and Intellectual Life
285
Conclusion
317
Notes
323
Select Bibliography
355
Index
367
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Nikki R. Keddie is professor of history at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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