The Left in Contemporary Iran (RLE Iran D)

The Left in Contemporary Iran (RLE Iran D)

by Sepehr Zabir

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The Left in Contemporary Iran (RLE Iran D) by Sepehr Zabir

This book examines the structure and ideology of all the main leftist groups in Iran. It considers their role in the Revolution, and analyses their relations with Khomeini and his colleagues. It also explains why the majority of the leftist organisations had defected from the Islamic regime by the summer of 1981. A second important theme of the book is the way in which the Soviet Union responded to the treatment of the Left by the Islamic government. Based on extensive analysis of original source material in Farsi and other languages and numerous interviews with leftist leaders and participants, the book provides a detailed portrait of the Left in contemporary Iran.


 

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ISBN-13: 9781136812637
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/27/2012
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 2 MB

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