Nikki R. Keddi // Modern Iran: Roots and Results of Revolution

01 Jan 2003

Modern Iran: Roots and Results of Revolution

By Nikki R. Keddi

2003

Yale University Press

In this substantially revised and expanded version of Nikki Keddie’s classic work Roots of Revolution, the author brings the story of modern Iran to the present day, exploring the political, cultural, and social changes of the past quarter century. Keddie provides insightful commentary on the Iran-Iraq war, the Persian Gulf War, and the effects of 9/11 and Iran’s strategic relationship with the U.S. She also discusses developments in education, health care, the arts, and the role of women.