The Iranian Revolution

The Iranian Revolution

Book - 2012
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Gale / Cengage Learning
This series provides multiple views of momentous events in recent history; each book helps readers develop critical thinking skills, increase global awareness, and enhance their understanding of international perspectives about historic events.; This new addition to the Perspectives on Modern World History series explores the historical and cultural events leading up to and following the Iranian uprising of 1978-1979. The text addresses issues surrounding the Iranian Revolution, such as the role ; Using primary and secondary sources, each volume provides background information on a significant event in modern world history, presents the controversies surrounding the event, and offers first-person narratives from people who lived through or were imp

Baker & Taylor
A collection of essays discussing the Iranian Revolution in 1979, including the factors that led to it, the impact of the revolution within Iran and abroad, and personal narratives of those involved.

Book News
Part of a collection that provides readings on key topics in contemporary world history, this volume on the Iranian Revolution presents a collection of essays on key thematic topics relating to the fall of the Shah, the rise of Islamic fundamentalism, and the effects of the revolution on regional and international politics. The work includes discussion of the historical context of the revolution and controversial topics surrounding the rise of the Ayatollah Khomeini, as well as personal narratives from a variety of perspectives. The volume includes a chronology, glossary, full-color maps, and numerous color and black and white photographs. The nineteen articles in this collection have all been previously published in books and journals. Contributors are academics and other experts on the region. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780737757934
Characteristics: 193 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Berlatsky, Noah


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