Mossadegh Madness: Oil and Sovereignty in the Anticolonial Community

@article{Dietrich2015MossadeghMO,
  title={Mossadegh Madness: Oil and Sovereignty in the Anticolonial Community},
  author={Christopher R. W. Dietrich},
  journal={Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development},
  year={2015},
  volume={6},
  pages={63 - 78}
}
  • Christopher R. W. Dietrich
  • Published 16 March 2015
  • History
  • Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development
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