There are several good scholarly studies of the – Iranian crisis and August coup, but most contain gaps, misperceptions, and. In the final chapter Abrahamian discusses four lasting legacies of the coup. First, the terms governing the international consortium of major oil. Read “The Coup , The CIA, and The Roots of Modern U.S.-Iranian Relations ” by Ervand Abrahamian with Rakuten Kobo. In August , the U.S. Central.

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Citing articles via Google Scholar. The New Press is a nonprofit public-interest book publisher. The Road to Tahrir Square. The Palestinian Refugees in Jordan He emphasizes that British and US officials were, in varying degrees, willing to accept “nationalization” of the oil industry but wanted Western oil companies to retain “control,” though he often confuses these two terms e.

The New Press, In addition, numerous myths about the crisis, originally propagated to justify the coup, have continued to color both scholarly studies and popular accounts.

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Abrahamian finally turns to the coup in the last third of the book. Ervand Abrahamian is a leading scholar of modern Iran, and his study draws on a wide range of Persian-language sources, including published primary documents, memoirs and firsthand accounts, oral histories, newspapers, and secondary works. You could not be signed in. All the Shah’s Men: When the Iranian Revolution deposed the shah and replaced his puppet government with a radical Islamic republic under Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the shift abrahamuan throughout the Middle East and the world, casting a long, dark shadow over U.

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