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1979 in Iran - Iranian Revolution, Iran Hostage Crisis, Consolidation of the Iranian Revolution, Timeline of the Iranian Islamic Revo (Paperback) Loot Price: R305
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1979 in Iran - Iranian Revolution, Iran Hostage Crisis, Consolidation of the Iranian Revolution, Timeline of the Iranian Islamic Revo (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 29. Chapters: Iranian Revolution, Iran hostage crisis, Consolidation of the Iranian Revolution, Timeline of the Iranian Islamic revolution, Interim Government of Iran, United Nations Security Council Resolution 461, United Nations Security Council Resolution 457, Takht Jamshid Cup 1978-79, Iranian Constitutional Convention election, 1979, Iranian Islamic Republic referendum, March 1979, Iranian constitutional referendum, December 1979. Excerpt: The Iranian Revolution (also known as the Islamic Revolution or 1979 Revolution; Persian:, Enghel be Esl mi or ) refers to events involving the overthrow of Iran's monarchy (Pahlavi dynasty) under Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and its replacement with an Islamic republic under Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the leader of the revolution. Demonstrations against the Shah commenced in October 1977, developing into a campaign of civil resistance that was partly secular and partly religious, and intensified in January 1978. Between August and December 1978 strikes and demonstrations paralyzed the country. The Shah left Iran for exile in mid-January 1979, and in the resulting power vacuum two weeks later Ayatollah Khomeini returned to Tehran to a greeting by several million Iranians. The royal regime collapsed shortly after on February 11 when guerrillas and rebel troops overwhelmed troops loyal to the Shah in armed street fighting. Iran voted by national referendum to become an Islamic Republic on April 1, 1979, and to approve a new theocratic constitution whereby Khomeini became Supreme Leader of the country, in December 1979. The revolution was unusual for the surprise it created throughout the world: it lacked many of the customary causes of revolution (defeat at war, a financial crisis, peasant rebellion, or disgruntled military);...

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Imprint: University-Press.Org
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 30
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-55799-1
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-230-55799-7
Barcode: 9781230557991

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