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Origins and consequences of the Islamic revolution in Iran

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Origins and consequences of the Islamic revolution in Iran What are the origins and characteristics of the Iran’s Islamic revolution of 1979? Where does Iran stand after 25 years after revolutions? Where is it headed? Modern Iran and the origins of the Islamic revolution o Western penetration (Britain and Russian) and Iranian sovereignty Iran gradually lost its sovereignty. Countries had penetrated Iran economically and the weakness of the Iranian monarchy provoked a movement for reform that led to the establishment of a constitutional state o The Iranian Constitutional revolutions and the origins of Modern Iran o British discovery of oil in Iran and the foundation of the Anglo Iranian Oil company Leads to even more western interests AIOC dominated the exploitation of Iranian oil for the the british – key issue for the Iranian nationalist movement o Reza Shah, the Phalavi Dynasty, and Modernization from Above
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