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Riza Shah's political legitimacy and social base

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Riza Khan led the Cossacks in the coup d'etat of 1921 when it looked as if the country was doomed to brigandage, civil war and probable disintegration. The period between 1921 and 1926 may be described as a transitional period, a period of interregnum and power struggles, which he won by a series of successful operations, both political and military. That is also the period when he had the highest political legitimacy and widest support of his career. The next five-year period, from 1926 to 1...

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
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Routledge Curzon Publisher's website
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15-36
Host title:
The making of modern Iran: state and society under Riza Shah, 1921-1941
Publication date:
2003-01-01
ISBN:
0415302846
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English
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2009-08-17

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