Publisher description for All the Shah's men : an American coup and the roots of Middle East terror / Stephen Kinzer.
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With a thrilling narrative that sheds much light on recent events, this national bestseller brings to life the 1953 CIA coup in Iran that ousted the country’s elected prime minister, ushered in a quarter-century of brutal rule under the Shah, and stimulated the rise of Islamic fundamentalism and anti-Americanism in the Middle East. Selected as one of the best books of the year by the Washington Post and The Economist, it now features a new preface by the author on the folly of attacking Iran.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Iran -- Politics and government -- 1941-1979.
Mosaddeq, Mohammad, -- 1880-1967.
United States -- Relations -- Iran.
Iran -- Relations -- United States.