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Iran in the twentieth century a political history by M. Reza Ghods

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Published by L. Rienner Publishers, Adamantine in Boulder, London .
Written in English

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  • Iran

Subjects:

  • Iran -- Politics and government -- 20th century

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Edition Notes

Other titlesIran in the 20th century.
StatementM. Reza Ghods.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS316.6 .G49 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 296 p. ;
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2208087M
ISBN 101555871372
LC Control Number89030357

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