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Unformatted text preview: interactions w/ the west o Dress, patters, recreational activities became integrated into Iranian society • Resistance o During the course of the 70’s resistance began to emerge o “puppet of the west” o 73 iran did not join the arab oil embargo against the west so as to reap from profits fro higher oil prices. (alienating it from other muslim nations in the Middle East) • Iranian revolution o Islamic revolution o Began in 78 when there were public demonstrations against shah o Shah feld iran in 79 • Theocracy o Theocracy-a government informed by divine guidance or by officials who are divinely guided o Theocracies take their mandate from a divine figure. • Popular revolution • Societal transformations A key aspect of the Islamic revolution is that it brought Islamic fundamentalism into the political realm. Religion became more public as traditional religious values were enfouced....
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