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The Rise of Modern Despotism in Iran
Language: en
Pages: 528
Authors: Ali Rahnema
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-04 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

How did the Shah of Iran become a modern despot? In 1953, Iranian monarch Mohammad-Reza Shah Pahlavi emerged victorious from a power struggle with his prime minister, Mohammad Mosaddeq, thanks to a coup masterminded by Britain and the United States. Mosaddeq believed the Shah should reign not rule, but the
Call to Arms: Iran's Marxist Revolutionaries
Language: en
Pages: 608
Authors: Ali Rahnema
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-07 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

On 8 February 1971, Marxist revolutionaries attacked the gendarmerie outpost at the village of Siyahkal in Iran’s Gilan province. Barely two months later, the Iranian People’s Fada’i Guerrillas officially announced their existence and began a long, drawn-out urban guerrilla war against the Shah’s regime. In Call to Arms, Ali Rahnema
East and West
Language: en
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Authors: Ali Rahnema
Categories: Asia
Type: BOOK - Published: 1959 - Publisher:

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Despotism in Iran
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Hassan Ghazi Moradi
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-13 - Publisher: Dorrance Publishing

Despotism in Iran Translated by M. Reza Abrishamchian Written by Hassan Ghazi To realize just why it is necessary to understand despotism in Iran you only have to remember that despotism has a 2500 year history. To believe that it can be quickly abolished is nothing but a naïve dream.
Why the Middle East Lagged Behind
Language: en
Pages: 343
Authors: Kazim Alamdari, Kāẓim ʻAlamdārī
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: University Press of Amer

Capitalism was the engine of modern development in the West. The land tenure system in the Middle East, in contrast to the West, was an obstacle to the development of capitalism. In the West, feudalism resulted in a capitalist mode of production, and was driven by private ownership of land.