All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror (Paperback)

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With a thrilling narrative that sheds much light on recent events, this national bestseller brings to life the 1953 CIA coup in Iran that ousted the country's elected prime minister, ushered in a quarter-century of brutal rule under the Shah, and stimulated the rise of Islamic fundamentalism and anti-Americanism in the Middle East. Selected as one of the best books of the year by the "Washington Post" and "The Economist," it now features a new preface by the author on the folly of attacking Iran.

About the Author


Stephen Kinzer, an award-winning "New York Times" correspondent who has reported from more than fifty countries on five continents, is the author of "Overthrow: America's Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq".
Product Details
ISBN: 9780470185490
ISBN-10: 047018549X
Publisher: Wiley (TP)
Publication Date: January 2008
Pages: 258
Language: English