The fall of heaven : the Pahlavis and the final days of imperial Iran
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New York : Picador, 2018.
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1250304857, 9781250304858
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First Picador edition.
Physical Desc
xviii, 587 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Language
English

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 561-565) and index.
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"Recent instability in the Middle East has led Iranians and scholars to reexamine the infamous legacy of the last Emperor of Iran. Mohammad Reza Pahlavi has been widely denounced as a brutal and corrupt dictator, but he arguably launched Iran onto the world stage as a modern state. In this deeply human portrait, Andrew Scott Cooper illuminates one of the twentieth century's most complicated personalities. The Fall of Heaven gives us exclusive access to the Shah's widow, Empress Farah, and other members of the Pahlavi family, as well as the men who deposed them--namely Iran's first president, Abolhassan Banisadr. Set alongside first-person remembrances of White House officials, American diplomats, and civilians in Tehran, these accounts by royals and revolutionaries take us from the Shah's lavish palace in Tehran to the back alleys of Beirut, where Islamist revolutionaries plotted the regime's overthrow. Both epic and intimate, The Fall of Heaven re-creates the final days of Iran's last ruling family, the deposition of which still affects the Middle East today"--Back cover
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APA Citation (style guide)

Cooper, A. S. (2018). The fall of heaven: the Pahlavis and the final days of imperial Iran. First Picador edition. New York: Picador.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Cooper, Andrew Scott. 2018. The Fall of Heaven: The Pahlavis and the Final Days of Imperial Iran. New York: Picador.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Cooper, Andrew Scott, The Fall of Heaven: The Pahlavis and the Final Days of Imperial Iran. New York: Picador, 2018.

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Cooper, Andrew Scott. The Fall of Heaven: The Pahlavis and the Final Days of Imperial Iran. First Picador edition. New York: Picador, 2018. Print.

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