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The Eagle and the Lion: The Tragedy of American-Iranian Relations / Edition 1
     

The Eagle and the Lion: The Tragedy of American-Iranian Relations / Edition 1

by James A. Bill
 

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ISBN-10: 0300044127

ISBN-13: 9780300044126

Pub. Date: 09/28/1989

Publisher: Yale University Press

A thought-provoking exploration of the American-Iranian relationship, from the 1940s through the Iran-Conrta affair and its aftermath, James Bill, a well-known authority on the Middle East, has not only lived in Iran but also closely observed U.S. policy-making toward that country. He draws on interviews with many of the key American and Iranian figures, embassy files

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A thought-provoking exploration of the American-Iranian relationship, from the 1940s through the Iran-Conrta affair and its aftermath, James Bill, a well-known authority on the Middle East, has not only lived in Iran but also closely observed U.S. policy-making toward that country. He draws on interviews with many of the key American and Iranian figures, embassy files, Persian sources, archival records, and other sources from both countries to write this definitive analysis of American-Iranian relations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300044126
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1989
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
534
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix(4)
Note on Transliteration xiii
Introduction 1(14)
PART I 15(304)
1. America and Iran: Early Entanglements
15(36)
2. Petroleum Politics and the American Intervention of 1953
51(47)
3. The Politics of Reaction and Pahlavi Retrenchment, 1954-1961
98(33)
4. An Interlude of Reform: John F. Kennedy and Iran, 1961-1963
131(23)
5. Counterreform, Lyndon Johnson, and Pahlavi Retrenchment, 1963-1970
154(29)
6. Iran, America, and the Triumph of Repression, 1971-1977
183(33)
7. America and the Iranian Revolution, 1977-1979
216(45)
8. The Islamic Republic and America: Ruptured Relations and a Venture in Rapprochement
261(58)
PART II 319(130)
9. Pahlavism in America: The Informal Politics of Foreign Policy-Making
319(60)
10. The United States in Iran: Diplomats, Intelligence Agents, and Policy-Making
379(46)
11. The Politics of Foreign Policy Failure: A System of Reinforcing Errors
425(24)
Bibliography 449(13)
Notes 462(48)
Index 510

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