The Last Great Revolution: Turmoil and Transformation in Iran

The Last Great Revolution: Turmoil and Transformation in Iran

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by Robin Wright
     
 

Robin Wright has reported from over 120 countries for many leading news organizations, but her perceptive coverage of Iran has garnered her the most respect and praise among her colleagues. In The Last Great Revolution, Wright meticulously describes the ongoing transformation of society, politics and religion that ranges from the empowerment of women to the

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Robin Wright has reported from over 120 countries for many leading news organizations, but her perceptive coverage of Iran has garnered her the most respect and praise among her colleagues. In The Last Great Revolution, Wright meticulously describes the ongoing transformation of society, politics and religion that ranges from the empowerment of women to the blossoming of a movie industry and an independent press. She demonstrates why Iran's Islamic revolution equals the French and Russian revolutions in new ideas and impact, while standing alone as "the last great revolution" of the modern era.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780375706301
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.01(h) x 0.84(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction: A Personal Odyssey
Some Facts About Iran
Ch. 1The Last Great Revolution3
Ch. 2The Islamic Reformation32
Ch. 3Voices of the Cultural Revolution77
Ch. 4Men Are from Tehran, Women Are from Isfahan133
Ch. 5Love, Marriage and Sex in the Islamic Republic160
Ch. 6The Islamic Landscape188
Ch. 7Whither the Revolution?243
App. 1Iran's Twentieth-Century Chronology289
App. 2: Cast of Characters295
Notes303
Select Bibliography315
Acknowledgments321
Index325

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