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America and Iran : a history, 1720 to the present / John Ghazvinian.

Author/creator Ghazvinian, John, 1974- author.
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst edtion.
Publication Info New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2021.
Copyright Notice ©2021
Descriptionxviii, 667 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Subject(s)
Contents Part I: Spring -- East of Eden -- Tashrifat -- The amateurs -- The professionals -- The man from Manila -- War and peace -- Part II: Summer -- "The sordid side" -- The warrior-king -- Hello Johnny -- Tehran spring -- "One penny more" -- The Liberty Bell and the wool pajamas -- 1953 -- Part III: Autumn -- "Yes" and "Yes, sir" -- You say you want a revolution? -- This turbulent priest -- The final emperor -- The unthinkable -- Part IV: Winter -- 1979 -- Dulce et decorum est -- Goodwill hunting -- The first hopey-changey moment -- That September day -- The moral cold war -- Atoms for peace? -- Designed to fail.
Abstract "In this rich, fascinating history, John Ghazvinian traces the complex story of the relations of these two powers back to the Persian Empire of the eighteenth century--the subject of great admiration of Thomas Jefferson and John Quincy Adams--and an America seen by Iranians as an ideal to emulate for their own government." -- Amazon.com.
Abstract "A history of the relationship between Iran and America from the 1700s through the current day"-- Provided by publisher.
General note"This is a Borzoi book"-- title page verso.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages [555]-629) and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Ghazvinian, John H. (John Hossein), 1974- America and Iran New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2020. 9780525659327
Genre/formHistory.
LCCN 2019057328
ISBN9780307271815 hardcover
ISBN0307271811 hardcover
ISBNelectronic book
Standard identifier# 40030364719

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