Taken Hostage The Iran Hostage Crisis and America's First Encounter with Radical Islam

ISBN-10: 069112759X

ISBN-13: 9780691127590

Edition: 2006 (Annotated)

Authors: David Farber

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In 1979, Iranian militants stormed the U.S. embassy compound in Tehran & held captive 66 Americans for 444 days. David Farber examines the developing crisis & offers fresh insights to the principal actors, including the role of the press in elevating the fate of the hostages to a cause clbre.
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List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 8/13/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

David Farber is a professor of history at Temple University. He has authored and edited many books in modern American history, including The Age of Great Dreams: America in the 1960s.

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