Table of contents for The quest for democracy in Iran : a century of struggle against authoritarian rule / Fakhreddin Azimi.

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Prologue: In Search of a National Covenant
Part I. Constituting a National Community (1906¿1953)
1. Constitutional Trial and Error
2. Pahlavist Absolutism
3. Restoration of Parliamentary Politics
Part II. Authoritarian Supremacy: Consolidation and Collapse (1953¿1979)
4. The Trajectories of Monarchism
5. Revolution: Chronicle of an Implosion
6. The Edifice and Emplacements of Royal Rule
7. Elective Affinities: Western Imperial Interests and Authoritarian Monarchy
8. The Architecture of Royalist Hegemony
9. A Culture of Confrontation
Part III. The Eclipse of Popular Sovereignty: Iran since 1979
10. The Unfolding of Clerical Rule: Oligarchy by Divine Right?
11. The Culture of Politics: The Presence and Absence of the Past
12. Predicaments and Prospects
Epilogue: The Resilience of Modernity

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Democracy -- Iran.
Iran -- Politics and government -- 20th century.