The Global, the Urban and the Revolution in 1970s Iran

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The Iranian Revolution, most historians argue, was an urban phenomenon in which mass demonstrations in major cities led to the spectacular downfall of the shah in 1979. In addition to Ayatollah Khomeini’s politicized Shiite-Islamic discourse, it is further argued, popular revolutionary resolve was prefigured specifically by Marxist urban guerrillas. But what was urban about these guerrillas?
Original languageEnglish
Publication date29 Mar 2021
Place of PublicationGlobal Urban History Blog
Publication statusPublished - 29 Mar 2021

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