The Resource Inside iran, The Real History and Politics of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Medea Benjamin, (ebook)

Inside iran, The Real History and Politics of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Medea Benjamin, (ebook)

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Inside iran, The Real History and Politics of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Title
Inside iran
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The Real History and Politics of the Islamic Republic of Iran
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Medea Benjamin
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eng
Summary
U.S. relations with Iran have been fraught for decades, but under the Trump Administration tensions are rising to startling levels. Medea Benjamin, one of the best-known 21st century activists, offers the incredible history of how a probable alliance became a bitter antagonism in this accessible and fascinating story. In 1979, the Iranian Revolution brought a full-scale theocracy to the 80 million inhabitants of the Middle East's second largest country, with. The rule of the ayatollahs opened the door to Islamic fundamentalism. In the decades since, bitter relations have persisted between the U.S. and Iran. Yet how is it that Iran has become the primary target of American antagonism over nations like Saudi Arabia, whose appalling human rights violations fail to depose it as one of America's closest allies in the Middle East? In the first general-audience book on the subject, Medea Benjamin elucidates the mystery behind this complex relationship, recounting the country's history from the pre-colonial period to its emergence as the one nation Democrats and Republicans alike can unite in denouncing. Benjamin has traveled several times to Iran, and uses her firsthand experiences with politicians, activists, and everyday citizens to provide a deeper understanding of the complexities of Iranian society. Tackling common misconceptions about Iran's system of government, its religiosity, and its citizens' way of life, Benjamin makes short work of the inflammatory rhetoric surrounding U.S.-Iranian relations, and presents a realistic and hopeful case for the two nations' future
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Midwest
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Benjamin, Medea
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Diplomacy
  • Iran
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adult
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Inside iran, The Real History and Politics of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Medea Benjamin, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781944869663
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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MWT12088125
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12088125
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Inside iran, The Real History and Politics of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Medea Benjamin, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781944869663
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12088125
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12088125
System control number
MWT12088125
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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