The Age of Aryamehr: Late Pahlavi Iran and Its Global Entanglements

The Age of Aryamehr: Late Pahlavi Iran and Its Global Entanglements

by Roham Alvandi (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9781909942189
Publisher: Gingko Library
Publication date: 01/15/2019
Edition description: 1
Pages: 380
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author


Roham Alvandi is Associate Professor of International History at the London School of Economics and Political Science and the author of Nixon, Kissinger, and the Shah: The United States and Iran in the Cold War.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii

Introduction: Iran in the Age of Aryamehr Roham Alvandi 1

1 Domesticating Cold War Economic Ideas: The Rise of Iranian Developmentalism in the 1950s and 1960s Ramin Nassehi 35

2 The Opium of the State: Local and Global Drug Prohibition in Iran, 1941-1979 Maziyar Ghiabi 70

3 Pahlavi Iran on the Global Stage- The Shah's 1971 Persepolis Celebrations Robert Steele 110

4 A Cosmopolitan Dandy: Amir Abbas Hoveyda H. E. Chehabi 147

5 The Shiraz Festival and its Place in Iran's Revolutionary Mythology H. E. Chehabi 168

6 Nation Branding: The Prospect of Collecting Modern and Contemporary Art in Pahlavi Iran Samine Tabatabaei 202

7 'Anti-Imperialism of Fools'? The European Intellectual Left and The Iranian Revolution Claudia Castiglioni 220

8 Iran's Global Long 1970s: An Empire Project, Civilisational Developmentalism, and the Crisis of the Global North Cyrus Schayegh 260

Contributors 291

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