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Quest for Democracy in Iran A Century of Struggle Against Authoritarian Rule

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ISBN-10: 0674057066

ISBN-13: 9780674057067

Edition: 2008

Authors: Fakhreddin Azimi, C. James, Alec Margaret

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Book details

List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 9/30/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Preface
Note on Transliteration
Prologue: In Search of a National Covenant
Constituting a National Community (1906-1953)
Constitutional Trial and Error
Pahlavist Absolutism
Restoration of Parliamentary Politics
Authoritarian Supremacy: Consolidation and Collapse (1953-1979)
The Trajectories of Monarchism
Revolution: Chronicle of an Implosion
The Edifice and Emplacements of Royal Rule
Elective Affinities: Western Imperial Interests and Authoritarian Monarchy
The Architecture of Royalist Hegemony
A Culture of Confrontation
The Eclipse of Popular Sovereignty: Iran since 1979
The Unfolding of Clerical Rule: Oligarchy by Divine Right?
The Culture of Politics: The Presence and Absence of the Past
Predicaments and Prospects
Epilogue: The Resilience of Modernity
Abbreviations
Notes
Index