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Shah of shahs

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  • Edition: 1st Vintage International ed.

    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.

    Original Publisher: New York, Vintage International
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 1306988462, 9781306988469, 9780804153508, 0804153507