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Shah of Shahs
Shah of Shahs - 2006 Book Cover (Penguin Modern Classics).jpg
Author Ryszard Kapuściński
Original title Szachinszach

William R. Brand and Katarzyna Mroczkowska-Brand

Translator( Valiallah Ebrahimi), translated the English version of Shah of Shahs in Persian
Country Poland
Language Polish
Genre Non-fiction/Literature
Publisher Penguin Modern Classics
Publication date
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 176
ISBN 9780141188041
OCLC 25533031

Shah of Shahs, published in 1982, is Polish journalist Ryszard Kapuściński's analysis of the decline and fall of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last Shah of Iran.

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East African Business Week

East African Business Week
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 12:30:00 -0700

Oil is a resource that anaesthetises thought, blurs vision, corrupts, so wrote Ryszard Kapuciski in his book 'Shah of Shahs'. Both in texture and illusiveness, oil has been coveted, fought over and hoarded. Somewhat like gold. But unlike gold, oil ...


Fri, 06 Feb 2015 07:54:35 -0800

Most people agree that his books of reportage, including The Shadow of the Sun (about Africa), Shah of Shahs (about the Iranian Revolution) and The Emperor, about life in the court of Ethiopia's Haile Selassie, are written so beautifully that it doesn ...

Patheos (blog)

Patheos (blog)
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:54:09 -0800

Russell is a bit like the recently deceased Polish eyewitness journalist and (time-) travel writer Ryszard Kapuscinski, author of Shah of Shahs (on events leading up to the Iranian Revolution), Imperium (on the state of Russia after the Soviet collapse ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:00:21 -0700

“All books about all revolutions begin with a chapter that describes the decay of tottering authority or the misery and sufferings of people,” wrote Polish journalist Ryszard Kapuscinski in Shah of Shahs. “They should begin with a psychological chapter ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 04:54:57 -0800

Tells and shows the 70s in full colour glam and glory. 8. Shah of Shahs by Ryszard Kapuscinski (Harcourt, 1985). Tehran January 1979 · Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Protesters hold a up a poster of Ayatollah Khomeini during a demonstration in Tehran ...

Scunthorpe Telegraph

Scunthorpe Telegraph
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:01:20 -0700

Forget turning water into wine, how about turning old cola bottles into new school blazers. This is what Anayat and Nadia Shah of Shah's Uniforms in West Street are doing. The family shop, which has been open for 43 years, is pioneering a new ...

The Week UK

The Week UK
Tue, 17 Jun 2014 01:22:39 -0700

In 628 AD the Byzantine Emperor Herakleios advanced into Persia with his army, overthrowing the Shah of Shahs, sacking his palace and recovering the True Cross that the Persians (then Zoroastrians) had stolen from Jerusalem in a violent ant-Christian ...
Sun, 12 Feb 2012 14:30:00 -0800

Shah Of Shahs, first published in 1982, gives us a look at the long Cold War phase of his career. It relates the downfall of Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, the last Shah of Iran. The reader can't avoid combing this account of Iran and its 1979 revolution to ...

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