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Iranian Revolution

The Iranian Revolution (also known as the Islamic Revolution or the 1979 Revolution;, Iran Chamber., MS Encarta. October 31, 2009., Internews., PDF.''The Shah and the Ayatollah: Iranian Mythology and Islamic Revolution'' (Hardcover), ISBN 0-275-97858-3, by Fereydoun Hoveyda, brother of IPFGJamshid AmouzegarJafar Sharif-EmamiGholam-Reza AzhariShapour BakhtiarNematollah NassiriNasser MoghadamGholam-Reza AzhariAbbas GharabaghiGholam Ali OveisiMehdi BazarganMorteza MotahariAmir Abbas Hoveyda .) refers... read more

Iranian Cultural Revolution

The Cultural Revolution (1980–1987) (in Persian: انقلاب فرهنگی) was a period following the Iranian Revolution, when the academia of Iran was purged of Western and non-Islamic influences (even traditionalist unpolitical Islamic doctrines) to bring it in line with the revolutionary and Political Islam. The official name used by the Islamic Republic is "Cultural Revolution".Directed by the Cultural Revolutionary Headquarters and later by the Supreme Cultural Revolution Council, the revolution... read more

Ideology of the Iranian Revolution

The ideology of the Iranian Revolution has been called a "complex combination" of nationalism, political populism, and Shia Islamic "religious radicalism".Abrahamian, Ervand, ''A History of Modern Iran'', 2008, p.143 Perhaps the most important of the diverse ideological interpretation of Islam within the grand alliance that led to the 1979 revolution were traditional clerical quietism, Khomeinism, Ali Shariati’s Islamic-left ideology, and Mehdi Bazargan’s liberal-democratic Islam. Less powerful... read more

Category:People of the Iranian Revolution

This category is for people associated with the Iranian Revolution, from all nationalities, ethnicities, and points-of-view, both civilian and military. read more

Category:Books about the Iranian Revolution

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Wikipedia:Peer review/Iranian Revolution/archive1

===Iranian Revolution===This was the COTW in June 2004. I put it up on WP:FAC in December 2004 (here is its sub-page) but objections were raised about:This is still one of the best ex-COTWs and I'd like to get it up to featured status: I don't think it is far off. -- ALoan (Talk) 13:25, 28 Feb 2005 (UTC)Yes it looks pretty good overall. One sentence did catch my eye though: it began, "During this three-day..." and concerned the 2500yr celebration of the founding of the Persian Empire. But the sentence... read more

Timeline of the Iranian Revolution

This article is a timeline of events relevant to the Islamic Revolution in Iran. For earlier events refer to Pahlavi dynasty and for later ones refer to History of the Islamic Republic of Iran. This article doesn't include the reasons of the events and further information is available in Islamic revolution of Iran. read more

Organizations of the Iranian Revolution

Many organizations, parties and guerrilla groups were involved in the Iranian Revolution. Some were part of Ayatollah Khomeini's network and supported the theocratic Islamic Republic movement, while others did not and were suppressed. Some groups were created after the fall of the Pahlavi Dynasty and still survive; others helped overthrow the Shah but no longer exist.==Prerevolutionary opposition groups==Before the Iranian Revolution, opposition groups tended to fall into three major categories:... read more

Consolidation of the Iranian Revolution

The consolidation of the Iranian Revolution refers to a turbulent process of Islamic Republic stabilization, following the completion of the revolution. After the Shah of Iran and his regime were overthrown by revolutionaries in February 1979, Iran was in a "revolutionary crisis mode" from this time until 1982 or 1983. Its economy and the apparatus of government collapsed. Military and security forces were in disarray.Following the events of the revolution, Marxist guerrillas and federalist parties... read more

Casualties of the Iranian Revolution

Observers differ on how many people died during the Iranian Revolution. The number of casualties suffered by protesters and revolutionaries at the hands of the Shah's regime during the revolution is either close to 60,000, or around 3000, depending on whether the estimates used are those of Islamic government or from historians in Western countries. The number of protesters and political prisoners killed by the new Islamic regime after the fall of the Shah is estimated by human rights groups to... read more

Category:Exiles of the Iranian Revolution

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Background and causes of the Iranian Revolution

The Iranian Revolution was a populist, nationalist and Shi'a Islamic revolution that replaced a dictatorial monarchy with a theocracy based on "Guardianship of the Islamic Jurists" (or ''velayat-e faqih'').Its causes — why the Shah (Mohammad Reza Pahlavi) was overthrown and why he was replaced by an Islamic Republic — are a subject of historical debate. The revolution was in part a conservative backlash against the westernization and secularization efforts of the Western-backed Shah, and a more... read more

Category:Novels set in the Iranian Revolution

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Category:Political parties of the Iranian Revolution

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Wikipedia:Featured article candidates/Iranian Revolution/archive1

=== Iranian Revolution ===This was an Iranian RevolutionWP:COTW in June and it is pretty good (it even has good references). So far as I can see, the only substantial shortcoming is the paucity of images - a nice one from a news report would be excellent, but I imagine that suitable images out of copyright are few and far between. Anyway, I like it. Partial self nom, but mostly not me. -- ALoan (Talk) 18:32, 21 Dec 2004 (UTC) read more

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