There are several good scholarly studies of the – Iranian crisis and August coup, but most contain gaps, misperceptions, and. In the final chapter Abrahamian discusses four lasting legacies of the coup. First, the terms governing the international consortium of major oil. Read “The Coup , The CIA, and The Roots of Modern U.S.-Iranian Relations ” by Ervand Abrahamian with Rakuten Kobo. In August , the U.S. Central.

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He provides some interesting new details, notably about how Mosaddeq was warned of the coup pp.

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This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve. Lords of the Desert. There are several good scholarly studies of the — Iranian crisis and August coup, but most contain gaps, misperceptions, and, in some cases, errors. Every Iranian already has an idea what went down in CIA coup against a democratically elected Government. You may also be interested in. Abrahamian argues that US officials carried out the coup not because they feared the Tudeh Party might soon seize power but rather to prevent “the dangerous repercussions that oil nationalization could have throughout the world” pp.


Skip to main content. In this authoritative new history of the coup and its aftermath, noted Iran scholar Ervand Abrahamian uncovers little-known documents that challenge conventional interpretations and also sheds new light on how the American role in the coup influenced U.


This book provides the complete story of the coup; the events leading up to it as well as those following it. Winning the Cold War in the Middle East. He emphasizes that British and US officials were, in varying degrees, willing to accept “nationalization” of the oil industry but wanted Western oil companies to retain “control,” though he often confuses these two terms e.

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When the Iranian Revolution deposed the shah and replaced his puppet government with a radical Islamic republic under Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the shift reverberated throughout the Middle East and the world, casting a long, dark shadow over U. Despite the lively spin put to the coup immediately and effectively by the Americans as a kind of spontaneous uprising against Mossadeq by people fearing his communist proclivities, his ability to pass oil nationalization by the democratically elected Iranian Parliament over the head of the Reza Shah had prompted the U.


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Eventually, the grievances against the British masters began stacking up, as they continued to practice massive ecological damage and frank discrimination against the Iranian workers, prompting strikes and intense anti-imperialist sentiment.

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In this slim, readable volume, Iran scholar Abrahamian A History of Modern Iran delves into the genesis and aftermath of that operation, challenging the idea that Mossadeq’s intransigence made the putsch inevitable. Ervand Abrahamian is a leading scholar of modern Iran, and his study thd on a wide range of Persian-language sources, including published primary documents, memoirs and ocup accounts, oral histories, newspapers, and secondary works.

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