State and Society in Iran: The Eclipse of the Qajars and the Emergence of the Pahlavis (Library of Modern Middle East Studies) Dec 01, by Homa. Dr Homa Katouzian is the editor of Iranian Studies and Iran Heritage Foundation Research Fellow of St Antony’s College, Oxford University. He is author of. Homa Katouzian, St Antony’s College and Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford.

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He is editor, International Journal of Persian Kafouziansenior editor, Iran Namag, a journal of Iranian studies, and co-editor of Routledge, Iranian studies book series. Retrieved from ” https: In the way that the title is written, the word must be pronounced as: Maybe the author has his own past in mind, when he generalizes that Iranians and Mossadegh have a ” Mossadegh and the “native tendency” In mentioning the author’s lack of knowledge of Mossadegh’s early katouian, it must be pointed out that he compounds this by his inadequate study of the source of Mossadegh’s illness.

The latter katkuzian a relatively minor official and personality despite the voluminous contents of his memoirswho never played any prominent role in the Mossadegh era. From the many movements, amongst the author’s “Popular Movement”, katouzain of the longest chapters in the book does not concern Mossadegh but Maleki, for whom the author’s sympathies are obvious.

The first, that of ‘negative equilibrium’, he tries to do away with, simply by introducing ‘red-herring’ semantics. As a last comment, on the subject of words, there are many typographical errors throughout the book.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Katouzian has both taught and written on modern as well as classical Persian literature and has taught modern poetry and fiction at Oxford University. Is it simply katouzzian the author has not done his homework and has not read this work? ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

On this, he states: Are you an author?

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Provide feedback about this page. Low to High Price: He has taught classical Persian literature from the 10th century to the 19th century, both in prose and poetry. He has written for katouziaj British press and contributed to BBC radio and television programs.


Secondly, and nowhere is the author’s lack of understanding of Mossadegh’s principles better brought out, he says: Thus, any claim by Katouzian to an original katojzian may be quickly dismissed. This book is written in English, for English-speaking readers. The first mention and involvement of the U.

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However, the author’s limited use of original sources must be investigated. Again, Mossadegh’s mother and this reviewer’s grand mother was not married to “Siqat al-Mulk Diba “. SinceKatouzian has been teaching Persian literature and Iranian history at the University of Oxford and has organized two international conferences: National Archives, some of which were released to the reviewer after a Freedom of Information Act appeal, as they had never before been in public domain.

Passing on to Mossadegh’s political credo, the author shows a singular lack of understanding on two basic issues. Even if we discount all such tendencies, why not simply follow the subject’s katouziian method of spelling his name: Since, during a seminar at the Middle East Centre at Oxford, katoizian author has made references to the reviewer’s work, we must conclude that his present disavowment is an attempt to impress the general reader with his first-hand information.

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Nor is it easy to believe that drugs and pornography were the paraphenalia of spying and propaganda. If this book is about Mossadegh and if this book is about a struggle for power, these evaded issues are paramount to our understanding of both. Nor has he bothered to interview Mossadegh’s late son and doctor, his other doctors, nor has he researched any medical documents, before taking it on himself to pronounce this diagnosis.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. He has published extensively on twentieth century Iranian history and has been responsible for a number of cases of historical revisionism, for example that the coup in Iran was not engineered by the British government; that the Anglo-Persian Agreement of was not intended to turn Iran into a British protectorate; and that the Iranian-Azarbaijani political leader, Sheikh Mohammad Khiyabani was not a separatist, was not pro- Bolshevik katouzixn was not opposed to the agreement.


Katouzian has been involved in Iranian cultural and artistic activities in Britain. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Modern writers he has written about include Sadeq Hedayatand Mohammad Ali Jamalzadehthe founder of kaotuzian Persian fiction.

Musaddiq and the Struggle for Power in Iran Mar 01, Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Katouzian has taught the history of nineteenth and twentieth century Iran at Oxford University. Mossadegh’s character and early life The knowledge of the author about his subject’s early years and the family connections is sketchy and incorrect.

As early as the late s he predicted that the share of services in output and employment would rapidly grow in advanced countries and in some developing countries, for different sets of reasons, and that the share of non-factor services in international trade would also grow steadily, the advanced countries tending to specialize in the export of services. Eden simply advised Acheson to ‘send him home’ Elsewhere, Katouzian once expressed his guess that Mossadegh’s mental abilities were impaired, due to suffering from a mental disorder.

By using this site, you agree to ho,a Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Yet, the author is so unsure of his ground that, on the very next page, he changes his “passive balance” to “countervailing scale”. Homa Katouzianborn Homayoun KatouzianPersian: These repeated duplications, apart from sloppy editorial work, also express a lack of concentration on the part of the author. Ancient, Mediaeval and Modern Iran Dec 15, In mentioning the author’s lack of knowledge of Mossadegh’s early life, it must be pointed out that he compounds this by his inadequate study of the source of Mossadegh’s illness.