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Author De Bellaigue, Christopher, 1971-
Title Patriot of Persia : Muhammad Mossadegh and a tragic Anglo-American coup / Christopher de Bellaigue.
Published New York, NY : Harper, [2012]
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 Floor2  DS318.6 .D42 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description x, 310 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [289]-296) and index.
Contents Father of the nation -- The unchanging East -- A silver spoon -- Fokoli -- Razing Caesarea -- Isolation -- The tragedy of Khadijeh -- The prize -- Victory or death -- Mossadeghism -- Winning America -- Rising Satan's donkey -- A coup of his own -- Mussy duck shoot -- Unperson -- A movement in men's minds.
Summary A biography of one of the first liberals in the Middle East and a remarkable patriot who embodied his nation's struggle for freedom, which led to his untimely demise and resulted in the Islamic Revolution of 1979.
Subject Mosaddeq, Mohammad, 1880-1967.
Prime ministers -- Iran -- Biography.
Iran -- Politics and government -- 1941-1979.
Iran -- History -- Coup d'├ętat, 1953.
ISBN 9780061844706
0061844705
OCLC number 757483782