Iran: Pahlavi Regime (Reza Shah Pahlevi)
(see also Iran: General, Iran: Mossadegh, U.S. & Iran, Iranian-American History, Life & Values, & Iran: Islamic Revolution)
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Jandaghi, Ali. "The present situation in Iran," Monthly Review 25,6 (11/73):34-47.
Montazami, Behrouz & Khosrow Naraghi. "'Miraculous growth' & the upheaval," Le Monde Diplomatique (12/78).
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Abrahamian, Ervand. Iran: Between Two Revolutions (Princeton, 1982). Emphasis on Marxist Tudeh Party, before fall of Shah.
__________. Tortured Confessions: Prisons & Public Recantations in Modern Iran (Berkeley: U. of California, 2000). Persecution by Shah's SAVAK in 1970s, & after 1979, by judges appointed by Ayatollah Khomeini -- especially after failed 1981 revolt by Islamist-Marxist Mojahedin when some 8,000 were executed, & following war with Iraq in 1988.
Dorraj, Manochehr. From Zarathustra to Khomeini: Populism & Dissent in Iran (Boulder, 1990).
Fallaci, Oriana. Interview with History (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1976). Interview with Mohammed Reza Pahlavi.
Graham, Robert. Iran: The Illusion of Power (NY: St. Martin's, 1978). Author was London Financial Times correspondent there from 1975 to 1978.
Hooglund, Eric J. Land & Revolution in Iran, 1960-1980 (Austin: U. of Texas, 1982).
Hoyt, Edwin P. The Shah: The Glittering Story of Iran & its People (NY: P.S. Eriksson, 1976).
Kapuscinski, Ryszard. Shah of Shahs (NY: Vintage, 1992).
Kinzer, Stephen. All the Shah's Men: An American Coup & the Roots of Middle East Terror (Hoboken NJ: J. Wiley, 2003).
In the Library: Fiction
Firouz, Anahita. In the Walled Gardens (Boston: Back Bay, 200?). Star-crossed lovers in last days of the Shah.
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