Modern Iran

This is a classic work for understanding Iran's government, economy and culture.

In this updated edition of Nikki Keddie’s Modern Iran, itself a substantially revised and expanded version of her classic work Roots of Revolution, the author provides a new preface and a fully annotated and indexed epilogue, reviewing recent developments in Iran since 2003.

Keddie provides insightful commentary on Iran’s nuclear and foreign policy, its relations with the United Nations and the United States, increasing conservative and hard-line tendencies in the government, and recent developments in the economy, cultural and intellectual life, and human rights.

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