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The Quest for Democracy in Iran

A Century of Struggle against Authoritarian Rule

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674057067

Publication Date: 09/30/2010

Short

512 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

20 halftones

World

Awards & Accolades

  • 2010 Mossadegh Prize, Mossadegh Foundation
  • 2008–2009 Saidi-Sirjani Award, International Society for Iranian Studies
  • Finalist, 2009 Connecticut Book Award, Non-Fiction Category, Connecticut Center for the Book
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