The Lonely War

The Lonely War

One Woman's Account of the Struggle for Modern Iran

Book - 2014
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"As a nine-year-old Tehrani schoolgirl during the Iranian Revolution, Nazila Fathi watched her country change before her eyes. The revolutionaries-- most of them poor, uneducated, and radicalized-- seized jobs, housing, and positions of power, transforming Iranian society practically overnight. But this socioeconomic revolution had an unintended effect. As Fathi shows, the forces unleashed in 1979 inadvertently created a robust Iranian middle class, one that today hungers for more personal freedoms and a renewed relationship with the outside world"--
Publisher: New York, NY :, Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group,, [2014]
ISBN: 9780465069996
Branch Call Number: 955.054 FAT NVD
Characteristics: xiv, 297 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm


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