Dilip Hiro, Iran Under the Ayatollahs (London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1985).

Although this book is thin on analysis, it is filled with valuable details about political and economic developments during the first five years of the Islamic Republic. It is thus a good source book for information about the drafting of the constitution, the Mojahedin struggle against the regime, the cultural revolution, the impact of the war on the domestic economy and relations with the West.

How to cite this article:

Eric Hooglund "Hiro, Iran Under the Ayatollahs," Middle East Report 148 (September/October 1987).

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