The Last Great Revolution: Turmoil and Transformation in Iran

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Sep 29, 2010 - History - 384 pages
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Robin Wright has reported from over 120 countries for many leading news organizations, but her perceptive coverage of Iran has garnered her the most respect and praise among her colleagues. In The Last Great Revolution, Wright meticulously describes the ongoing transformation of society, politics and religion that ranges from the empowerment of women to the blossoming of a movie industry and an independent press. She demonstrates why Iran's Islamic revolution equals the French and Russian revolutions in new ideas and impact, while standing alone as "the last great revolution" of the modern era.

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THE LAST GREAT REVOLUTION: Turmoil and Transformation in Iran

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A timely assessment of Iran by the Western reporter perhaps best-equipped to make it. Wright, who in Sacred Rage (1985) traced the rise of militant Islam, and in In the Name of God (1989) covered the ... Read full review

The last great revolution: turmoil and transformation in Iran

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This is a highly engaging book about the Iranian revolution of 1978-79 and its transformative impact on Iranian society. Written by an American journalist who has covered Iran for the past 20 years ... Read full review


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