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Revolution in Iran

Revolution in Iran Jamil Rashid Iran: Dictatorship and Development by Fred Halliday; Penguin IN 1971, when the Shah celebrated 2,500 years of Iranian monarchy, some kind of a myth was sought to be created that he was the descendant of Cyrus the Great. In reality, he was the son of a junior army officer who had come to power by a military coup, and "has no more royal blood or princely heritage than King Kong".

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