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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Easton Public Library System.
  • 2 of 3 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)

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Easton Main Library 327.55 G421a (NEWEST) (Text) 31901004479798 New Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307271815
  • ISBN: 0307271811
  • Physical Description: xviii, 667 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edtion.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 555-629) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I: Spring -- East of Eden -- Tashrifat -- The amateurs -- The professionals -- The man from Manila -- War and peace -- Part II: Summer -- "The sordid side" -- The warrior-king -- Hello Johnny -- Tehran spring -- "One penny more" -- The Liberty Bell and the wool pajamas -- 1953 -- Part III: Autumn -- "Yes" and "Yes, sir" -- You say you want a revolution? -- This turbulent priest -- The final emperor -- The unthinkable -- Part IV: Winter -- 1979 -- Dulce et decorum est -- Goodwill hunting -- The first hopey-changey moment -- That September day -- The moral cold war -- Atoms for peace? -- Designed to fail.
Summary, etc.:
"In this rich, fascinating history, John Ghazvinian traces the complex story of the relations of these two powers back to the Persian Empire of the eighteenth century--the subject of great admiration of Thomas Jefferson and John Quincy Adams--and an America seen by Iranians as an ideal to emulate for their own government." -- Amazon.com.
Subject: Iran > Foreign relations > United States.
United States > Foreign relations > Iran.
Iran > History.

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