Reformers and Revolutionaries in Modern Iran: New Perspectives on the Iranian Left
Dr Stephanie Cronin
Routledge, Apr 15, 2013 - History - 328 pages
Even though the left has never held power in Iran, its impact on the political, intellectual and cultural development of modern Iran has been profound. This book's authors undertake a fundamental re-examination and re-appraisal of the phenomenon of leftist activism in Iran, interpreted in the broadest sense, throughout the period of its existence up to and including the present.
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