Shah of Shahs by Ryszard Kapuscinski

Shah of Shahs

by Ryszard Kapuscinski


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In Shah of Shahs Kapuscinski brings a mythographer's perspective and a novelist's virtuosity to bear on the overthrow of the last Shah of Iran, one of the most infamous of the United States' client-dictators, who resolved to transform his country into "a second America in a generation," only to be toppled virtually overnight. From his vantage point at the break-up of the old regime, Kapuscinski gives us a compelling history of conspiracy, repression, fanatacism, and revolution.
Translated from the Polish by William R. Brand and Katarzyna Mroczkowska-Brand.

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Weight: 0.35 lbs

ISBN-10: 0679738010

ISBN-13: 9780679738015

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