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Title Days of God : the revolution in Iran and its consequences / James Buchan.
Author Buchan, James, author.
Publication New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Edition First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Description xvii, 410 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Call # 955.054 B
Note "Originally published in Great Britain in 2012 by John Murray Publishers"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-386) and index.
Summary An insider's account of the 1979 Iranian Revolution challenges popular beliefs while drawing on a wealth of memoirs, diaries and newspaper reports to discuss such topics as the rise of Ayatollah Khomeini, the establishment of Saddam Hussein's Iraq and the development of Al-Qaida.
Contents The origins of the Pahlavi state -- Cossack government -- The boy -- Ruhollah -- Ruritania -- The storm gathers -- The Indian -- The burnt cinema -- The junction -- A box of earth -- God is great -- Dog wedding -- The scent of watermelon -- Convoys of light -- Appendix. Khomeini's letter of July 16, 1988.
Subject Iran -- History -- Revolution, 1979.
Iran -- History -- Revolution, 1979 -- Influence.
Iran -- History -- Revolution, 1979 -- Causes.
Iran -- History -- 1979-1997.
Khomeini, Ruhollah -- Influence.
Political violence -- Iran -- History -- 20th century.
Alt Title Revolution in Iran and its consequences
ISBN 9781416597773 (hbk.) :
1416597778 (hbk.)

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