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From Pearl Harbor to Hiroshima

CHUSHICHI TSUZUKI

in The Pursuit of Power in Modern Japan 1825–1995

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205890
eISBN:
9780191676840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205890.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

The frontier wars of the 1930s had been more than ‘sideshows’ to the later Asia-Pacific War; they illustrate the process of the ‘abject slide’ into the war. The frontier war with Russia is ... More


Help Me Dream

John Franceschina

in Hermes Pan: The Man Who Danced with Fred Astaire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199754298
eISBN:
9780199949878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754298.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

Following the completion of his work on Darling Lili for Blake Edwards, Hermes Pan decided to retire. He began taking yearly trips to Rome and Teheran as the guest of the Shah of Iran, spending much ... More


Iran and Shiʿi Pilgrimage Networks: A Postrevolutionary Ideology

Kishwar Rizvi

in The Transnational Mosque: Architecture and Historical Memory in the Contemporary Middle East

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469621166
eISBN:
9781469624952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621166.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Commemoration is central to the rituals of devotion and nationalism enacted in the Islamic Republic of Iran. This chapter pertains to Shiʿi networks that have moved beyond national boundaries to ... More


Tehran Kids

Mikhal Dekel

in The Global and the Intimate: Feminism in Our Time

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231154499
eISBN:
9780231520843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231154499.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, the author recounts the harrowing journey of the Tehran Children, a group of 900 Jewish children—including his father Hannan Dekel and his sister—from September 1939 to February ... More


“I Heard the Message of Your Revolution”

Gholam R. Afkhami

in The Life and Times of the Shah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253285
eISBN:
9780520942165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253285.003.0021
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The shah had said on several occasions that he had expected turmoil as the price of liberalization, but it was a passing political spasm and the country would soon return to calm and tranquility. The ... More


Iran

Gawdat Bahgat

in Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in the Middle East

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031668
eISBN:
9780813039114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031668.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines the history of Iran's nuclear program since the late 1950s and the forces that shape the country's nuclear program. It explores the country's potential motives for acquiring ... More


Stock Market Operation and Equity Price Determination in an Economy with an Interest-Free Banking System: The Case of Iran

Karim Eslamloueyan

in Islamic Perspectives on Wealth Creation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621002
eISBN:
9780748653096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621002.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter applies the Autoregressive Distributed Lag model to examine the stock price movements in the Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) after the introduction of Islamic banking in the country. It ... More


Politics and Patronage: The Evolution of the Sara-ye Amir in the Bazaar of Tehran

Fatema Soudavar Farmanfarmaian

in The Bazaar in the Islamic City: Design, Culture, and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165290
eISBN:
9781617971334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165290.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The genesis and demise of the Sara-ye Amir is closely bound with the development of Tehran from a small town in the foothills of the Alborz mountains to Iran's main metropolis, and with the evolving ... More


Screening Reform: Campaign Movies, Documentaries, and Urban Tehran

Blake Atwood

in Reform Cinema in Iran: Film and Political Change in the Islamic Republic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178174
eISBN:
9780231543149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178174.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Using the starting point of the 1997 policy that allowed campaign movies for the first time, this chapter examines how filmmakers have represented Khatami during elections. This chapter considers two ... More


Iran’s Cinema Museum and Political Unrest

Blake Atwood

in Reform Cinema in Iran: Film and Political Change in the Islamic Republic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178174
eISBN:
9780231543149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178174.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The book concludes by analyzing the experience of walking through the Cinema Museum in Tehran, the only such museum in Iran. Visitors to the museum are immediately welcomed by a placard that ... More


The German Reich's Military-Political Situation: Development of the General Conditions up to the Summer of 1944

Joachim Ludewig

in Rückzug: The German Retreat from France, 1944

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813140797
eISBN:
9780813141305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140797.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

Chapter 1 describes how the end of 1942 and the start of 1943 brought the final turning point in the war with the landings of the Allies in French northwest Africa, the British offensive against ... More


The Initial Situation on the Allied Side

Joachim Ludewig

in Rückzug: The German Retreat from France, 1944

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813140797
eISBN:
9780813141305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140797.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

Chapter 2 outlines the strategies formulated by the Allies at the Second Cairo Conference and the Teheran Conference in preparation for the invasion of France. The objective of Operation Overlord, ... More


Soft Weapons: Autobiography in Transit

Gillian Whitlock

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226895253
eISBN:
9780226895277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226895277.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Azar Nafisi's Reading Lolita in Tehran, Marjane Satrapi's comics, and “Baghdad Blogger” Salam Pax's Internet diary are just a few examples of the new face of autobiography in an age of migration, ... More


Architecture for the Space Age

Rosemary Wakeman

in Practicing Utopia: An Intellectual History of the New Town Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226346038
eISBN:
9780226346175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226346175.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Chapter Six focuses on architecture and design for the Space Age and how it produced futuristic new town fantasies. The optic is on the built environment and the architects, planners, and futurists ... More


American Studies in Motion: Tehran, Hyderabad, Cairo

Brian T. Edwards

in Globalizing American Studies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226185064
eISBN:
9780226185088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185088.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses experience of engaging with American studies in Tehran, Hyderabad, and Cairo which suggests that the archive of American studies itself has to be radically reconfigured for the ... More


Introduction

Stéphane A. Dudoignon

in The Baluch, Sunnism and the State in Iran: From Tribal to Global

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190655914
eISBN:
9780190872632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655914.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Touching on the guerrilla activity of the 2000s and early 2010s on Iran’s eastern (Baluch) and western (Kurdish) borderlands, the introduction discusses early-twenty-first-century Western, ... More


Asia Again

Joel Sachs

in Henry Cowell: A Man Made of Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195108958
eISBN:
9780190268015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195108958.003.0056
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Henry Cowell's trip to Asia in the spring of 1961. In November 1960, Nicolas Nabokov, secretary general of the Congress for Cultural Freedom, invited Henry to a week-long ... More


Tilting toward the Russians

David L. Roll

in The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199891955
eISBN:
9780190254544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199891955.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how Harry Hopkins influenced the balance of military power in the Atlantic during World War II. More specifically, it looks at Hopkins's role in President Franklin D. ... More


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