Eminent Persians: The Men and Women who Made Modern Iran, 1941-1979 : in Two Volumes, Volume 1

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Syracuse University Press, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 1211 pages
Detailed sketches of personalities and personal foibles offer a compelling and highly readable account of this remarkable period of history on a human scale.
 

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Contents

BOOKONE POLITICS
3
Journalism
80
MohammadAli Forughi
152
Reza Ghotbi
165
Aliasgar Hekmat
181
Fereydun Mahdavi
205
Khalil Maleki
220
Dr Mohammad Mossadeq
236
The Moghadam Brothers
752
Mehdi Samii
760
Hoseyn Amanat
771
Mohsen Forughi
777
Hushang Seyhun
786
Hashem Naraqi
793
Hojabr Yazdani
799
BOOKTHREE CULTURE
811

Parviz Nikkhah
254
Shapur and Mehri Rasekh
267
Parviz Sabeti
284
Seyyed Fakhroddin Shadman
298
Seyyed Zia Tabatabai
311
Aredeshir Zahedi
327
Seyyed Abolqasem Kashani
343
AH Shariati
359
Aliasqar Amirani
379
Darius Homayun
385
Abbas Masudi
394
The Towfiq Brothers
406
Shahin Agayan
413
Military
419
Abolfath Ardalan
425
Hoseyn Fardust
438
Valiollah Gharani
445
Alimohammad Khademi
451
Mohammad Khatam
457
Nematollah Nasiri
468
Hassan Pakravan
474
Hadji Ali Razmara
483
Hassan Toufanian
490
Notes to Volume One
509
bOOk two ECONOMICS
581
Majid Alam
699
AbolHassan Ebtehaj
735
Abolqassem Kheradju
744
Gholamhoseyn Saedi
878
Sohrab Sepehri
884
Jafar Shahri
893
Nima Yushij
899
Scholarship
909
Badiozzaman Foruzanfar
915
Mohsen Hashtrudi
925
History
932
Abbas Egbale Ashtiyani
943
Mohammad Bahman Beyqi
953
Farhang Mehr
959
Dr Mohammad Ali Mojtahedi
965
Parviz NatelKhanlari
971
Dr Farrokhru Parsa
978
Dr Ali Sheikholislam
985
Googoosh
993
Samuel Khachikian
1002
Loreta and Nushin
1007
Arby Ovanessian
1012
Parviz Sayyad
1022
Alinaghi Vaziri
1028
Gamarolmoluk Vaziri
1034
Yahya Adl
1049
Dr Ebrahim Chehrazi
1062
Hadj Hoseyn Malek
1077
Notes to Volume Two
1093
Index
1163
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Abbas Milani, Chair of the Department of History and Political Science at Notre Dame de Namur University since 1987, is currently a visiting professor of political science and a research fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution. He has written and published extensively on Iran's encounter with modernity. His books include The Persian Sphinx, Tales of Two Cities: A Persian Memoir, and a translation of King of the Benighted, a novella by Houshang Golshiri.

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