Harvest of shame: Tudeh and the Bazargan government

  title={Harvest of shame: Tudeh and the Bazargan government},
  author={Mohsen M. Milani},
  journal={Middle Eastern Studies},
The foundation of Iran's theocracy was laid during the tenure of Mehdi Bazargan's Provisional Revolutionary Government (PRG) from February to November 1979. In those fateful months, the fiercest power struggle took place between the PRG, representing Iranian nationalism, and the fundamentalists, who advocated the ulama's direct rule. Playing an important role in this rivalry were a wide array of leftist groups, of which the Tudeh party was the most seasoned and the most experienced. Amazingly… Expand
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