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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2011) 22 (3): 112–115.
Published: 01 September 2011
...George L. Vasquez George L. Vasquez is professor of history at San José State University, California. Milani Abbas : The Shah . New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2011 . 488 pages.$30 . ISBN 978-1403971935 (hardcover) . Copyright 2011 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2011...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2011) 22 (3): 109–112.
Published: 01 September 2011
... power and authority, as the various chapters of this book vividly demonstrate, Venice’s myth is at least as important and rich as any other. 10.1215/10474552-1384900 Abbas Milani: The Shah. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. 488 pages. $30. ISBN 978-­1403971935 (hardcover). Reviewed by...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2011) 22 (3): 115–118.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... 10.1215/10474552-1384900 Abbas Milani: The Shah. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. 488 pages. $30. ISBN 978-­1403971935 (hardcover). Reviewed by George L. Vasquez. Abbas Milani, the Iranian-­American director of the Iranian Studies Program at Stanford University as well as research fellow...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2015) 26 (4): 69–88.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the end of the nineteenth century had forced the then shah to grant a limited constitution, making the country a constitutional monarchy. After discovering petroleum in Iran in 1906, the British concluded that democratic govern- ment threatened their interests. To deal with the situation...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2012) 23 (4): 24–42.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Dynasty. The short-­lived consti- tutional regime was soon replaced by General Reza Khan’s dictatorship in 1921. Eventually, Khan proclaimed himself Shah Reza Pahlavi and ruled Iran until 1941, when he was forced to abdicate in favor of his son Moham- mad Reza. The brief rise of the nationalists in...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2002) 13 (2): 123–125.
Published: 01 June 2002
.... The author makes note of three revolutions in Iran during the past century: (1) the Constitutional Revolution (1906–11), marking the start of the modern nation-state of Iran and its continuation through the reign of Reza Shah (1925–41); (2) the White Revolution (1962), during the reign of Reza...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2002) 13 (2): 126–129.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Constitutional Revolution (1906–11), marking the start of the modern nation-state of Iran and its continuation through the reign of Reza Shah (1925–41); (2) the White Revolution (1962), during the reign of Reza Shah’s son, Reza Shah Pahlavi, which marked the startling impact of oil on Iran’s economy and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2002) 13 (2): 129–132.
Published: 01 June 2002
...: (1) the Constitutional Revolution (1906–11), marking the start of the modern nation-state of Iran and its continuation through the reign of Reza Shah (1925–41); (2) the White Revolution (1962), during the reign of Reza Shah’s son, Reza Shah Pahlavi, which marked the startling impact of oil on...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2002) 13 (4): 116–122.
Published: 01 December 2002
... Behrooz essentially belies his sympathy for the Fadaiyan, one of the many Marxist organizations that fought to bring down the shah of Iran. In the view of Behrooz and some other scholars, these organizations fought, and many of their members died, only to...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2002) 13 (4): 122–125.
Published: 01 December 2002
... Behrooz essentially belies his sympathy for the Fadaiyan, one of the many Marxist organizations that fought to bring down the shah of Iran. In the view of Behrooz and some other scholars, these organizations fought, and many of their members died, only to...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2003) 14 (4): 42–55.
Published: 01 December 2003
... the south side of the Persian Gulf and the dynasty of the shah of Iran on the north. Our appreciation of the importance of the first of these relationships was reflected in President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s making the effort to ren- dezvous with King Ibn Saud on 14 February 1945. Roosevelt was on...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2006) 17 (1): 23–33.
Published: 01 March 2006
...James A. Bill 2006 James A. Bill is professor emeritus of government at the College of William and Mary. The Cultural Underpinnings of Politics: Iran and the United States James A. Bill Ever since Shah Ismail Safavid marched...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2009) 20 (4): 10–21.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Iran in 1924 after the suspicious murder of America’s vice con- sul in Tehran. In 1937 – 8 an American attempt at an oil concession under Reza Shah ended in failure. It was not until after the oil crisis of 1951 – 3 under Iran’s prime minister, Mohammed Mossadegh, and his nationalization of the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2010) 21 (3): 16–25.
Published: 01 September 2010
... penetrate than North Korea. The difficulty in obtaining reliable intelligence on Iran is not for lack of trying. The CIA has had a major program directed against Iran since the fall of the shah and the Khomeini revolution in 1979. For many years, a station called Tefran (an amalgam of Tehran and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2002) 13 (3): 109–118.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of the octogenarian King Zahir Shah and the resolution of the Kashmir issue so as to diffuse the prospect of a nuclear war between India and Pakistan. Much of this may be wishful thinking. It seems unlikely at present that the Northern Alliance, composed of...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2013) 24 (2): 81–103.
Published: 01 June 2013
... “lackey” of the United States, while Israeli foreign policy was condemned as a policy in the ser- vice of the “imperialist powers.” Israel was called the “pistol of the USA” in the Middle East.16 It should be noted that during the 1950s, Turkey and the shah’s Iran were also regarded by...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2010) 21 (3): 26–46.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Caspian Sea at Sangachai, Azerbaijan, south of Baku, to the Turkish Mediterranean 2. The Shah Deniz natural gas project 3. The South Caucasus Pipeline, which follows the route of the BTC Pipe- line to Erzurum, Turkey, and opened in December 2006 The BTC’s investors include companies...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2005) 16 (4): 20–41.
Published: 01 December 2005
... also offered to sell the shah of Iran a reprocessing facility for extracting plutonium from nuclear reactor fuel. Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger, the power behind the deal, sup- ported this stance because it would generate signifi cant new business for cor- porate America, including...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2011) 22 (4): 62–79.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Middle East (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989), 328. 4. Ibid., 335. 68  Mediterranean Quarterly: Fall 2011 Emadi: Requiem for the Baath Party  69 As the shah of Iran, the king of Saudi Arabia, and Israel...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2001) 12 (4): 13–26.
Published: 01 December 2001
... gained. A little history may be instructive. In 1975, Saddam and the shah of Iran concluded an agreement covering long-standing, highly contentious issues: Kurdish activities along and across the northern borders and access to the Persian Gulf in the south...