The Priest and the King: An Eyewitness Account of the Iranian Revolution

I.B.Tauris, 15 de gen. 1999 - 224 pàgines
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Desmond Harney, a former British diplomat charged with political reporting, was living in Tehran in 1979 at the time of the Revolution. He felt compelled to keep a day-to-day record of the events he was witnessing around him as the priest and the king--the Ayatollah Khomeini and the Shah of Iran--squared off against each other. The result is this stunning first-hand account of one of the 20th century's most momentous episodes.

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The Gathering Revolutionary
Khomeini Declaims in Paris the Shah Dithers
Riots and Military Government
Moharram Marches and the Foreigners
The Shah Has Gone
Epilogue An Islamic Revolution and Its Aftermath
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Desmond Harney lived for more than a decade in Iran, both as a senior British diplomat and as a banker. He currently lives in London.

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