History of Modern Iran, 1900-Present

CAS HI 381

Geographical/historical background; social structure, ethnic, religious, and linguistic diversities; Anglo-Russian interventions; consequences of tobacco concession; constitutional revolution and reform; Qajar legacy; centralization, secularization, modernization under Pahlavis; oil and Mossadeg; autocracy and revolution; liberals, communists, fundamentalists, and Islamic revolution. Also offered as CAS IR 397. This course cannot be taken for credit in addition to the course with the same title that was previously numbered CAS HI 397.

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