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Iran and the First World War: Battleground of the Great Powers

Iran and the First World War: Battleground of the Great Powers

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2006
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1860649645
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9781860649646
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The First World War, leading to the overthrow of the Qajar regime and replacement by Reza Shah, was pivotal in the history of modern Iran. The Constitutional Revolution of 1906-09 aimed to abolish the arbitrary regime and bring in a modern constitution and parliament. But growing provincial unrest ...more

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Touraj Atabaki is a professor of the "Social History of the Middle East and Central Asia" at the Department of History of the University of Amsterdam and a senior research fellow at the International Institute of Social History. Dr Atabaki is also the President of the European Society for Central Asian Studies (ESCAS), a member of the Conference of the Presidents of the European Associations for Asia Studies, a member of the Council of the Society for Iranian Studies, the visiting senior resear...more