Modern Iran: Roots and Results of Revolution

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Yale University Press, 2006 - Political Science - 408 pages
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In this substantially revised and expanded version of Nikki Keddie's classic 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 U.S. She also discusses developments in education, health care, the arts, and the role of women.

 

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Nikki R. Keddie is professor emerita of history at the University of California, Los Angeles. She was awarded the 2004 Balzan Prize for works on the Islamic world.

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