Why Did China’s Rise Succeed and Iran’s Fail? the Political Economy of Development in China and Iran

  title={Why Did China’s Rise Succeed and Iran’s Fail? the Political Economy of Development in China and Iran},
  author={Mehdi Parvizi Amineh},
  journal={Asian Affairs},
  pages={28 - 50}
Abstract There are many shared historical experiences and similarities between Iran and China. Both are legacies of the long-lasting empires and civilisations in West and East Asia, respectively. Like other great Asian empires, Iran and China were confronted with the expansion of the European imperial powers in the early-nineteenth century which ultimately led to the dislocation of these ancient empires. Both countries had resisted pressures towards peripheralization in the global economy by… 


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