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  • Paperback
  • 279
  • The Rise and Fall of the Shah
  • Amin Saikal
  • English
  • 26 July 2019
  • 9780691140407

5 thoughts on “The Rise and Fall of the Shah

  1. says:

    Everything the Shah Did Wrong Because He Never Did Anything Right 101 written while he was in power but published while he was in exile For all its hostility it makes the occassional insightful point the regime had traded control over its oil industry for what it needed to establish its rule

  2. says:

    dull stuff The other book by Forbis is better

  3. says:

    Considering the time period in which it was written this was published in 1980 which means most of his thesis work was probably done in the late 70s and Saikal even states in the introduction he wrote much of the book before the Shah was even removed from power it's a very interesting take on what contemporaries thought of Iran as

  4. says:

    So much baloney in this book it's baffling No mention of corruption and foreign aid by the Islamic government under Ahmadinejad as a source of financial problems in Iran ludicrous claims about Khomeini heading the revolution whilst in France and stating that Jimmy Carter backed the Shah he financed Khomeini with 100 million dollar So many lies in one book and published by Princeton press This book will only app

  5. says:

    I just wanted to know about him good book

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Amin Saikal ☆ 3 review

The Rise and Fall of the Shah

Terviews with officials in Iran Britain and the United States The Rise and Fall of the Shah critically reviews the domestic and foreign policy objectives as well as the behavior of the Shah to explain not only what happened but how and whyIn a new introduction Saikal reflects on what has happened in Iran since the fall of the Shah and relates Iran's past to its political present and future. Considering the time period in which it was written this was published in 1980 which means most of his thesis work was probably done in the late 70s and Saikal even states in the introduction he wrote much of the book before the Shah was even removed from power it s a very interesting take on what contemporaries thought of Iran as a power or really lack thereof Of course it turned into a shitshow but that all happened after publicationMost of his analysis came in the last ten pages or so so if I hadn t read it most of the book would have just struck me as a history of the Shah s reign Informative but not much in the way of analysis again until the very end

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On November 4 1979 when students occupied the American Embassy in Tehran and subseuently demanded that the United States return the Shah in exchange for hostages the deposed Iranian ruler's regime became the focus of worldwide scrutiny and controversy But as Amin Saikal shows this was far from the beginning of Iran's troublesSaikal examines the rule of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi especially. Everything the Shah Did Wrong Because He Never Did Anything Right 101 written while he was in power but published while he was in exile For all its hostility it makes the occassional insightful point the regime had traded control over its oil industry for what it needed to establish its rule

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From 1953 to 1979 in the context of his regime's dependence on the United States and his dreams of transforming Iran into a world power Saikal argues that despite the Shah's early achievements his goals and policies were full of inherent contradictions and weaknesses and ultimately failed to achieve their objectives Based on government documents published and unpublished literature and in. dull stuff The other book by Forbis is better


About the Author: Amin Saikal

Amin Saikal is Distinguished Professor of Political Science Public Policy Fellow and Director of the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies the Middle East and Central Asia at the Australian National University He is the author of The Rise and Fall of the Shah Princeton and Modern Afghanistan He lives in Canberra