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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See and discover other items: Ervand Abrahamian is a leading scholar of modern Iran, and his study draws on a wide range of Persian-language sources, including published primary documents, memoirs and firsthand accounts, oral histories, newspapers, and secondary works.

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Oil, Power and Politics. Elected to the premiership by wild acclaim, Mossadeq quietly but firmly passed oil nationalization in ; Anglo-Iranian negotiations broke down, and the British and Americans engaged in subversive propaganda tactics such as casting aspersions on the Iranian character and leader.


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He makes abrshamian compelling case for re-examining the legacy of Mossadeq and wrvand United States in Iran and the wider world. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic.

The well-rendered, lucid back story explaining the current, ongoing deep distrust and suspicion between the U. Mohammad Mosaddeq and the Coup in Iran. If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’.

Hero of the Crossing. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. A Short History of the Middle East. Dictionary Of Modern Arab Histor. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. He does not mention the central theme of the coup plan: Department of State, the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company now BPand other government documents, Abrahamian pieces together the intricacies of the relationships among these parties and provides a sound argument for the control of oil resources as the dominating issue behind the coup.

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This confirms that you are a human visitor and prevents spam. You submitted the following rating and review. Despite its title, most of Abrahamian’s book focuses on the events surrounding Iran’s nationalization of its British-owned oil industry inwhich ultimately led to the coup.

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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? 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. He then covers the efforts of the AIOC and British government to reverse or minimize the impact of nationalization by organizing a global embargo of Iranian oil, covertly undermining Mosaddeq’s government, and encouraging US officials to take a hard line with Mosaddeq.

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