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Staging a Revolution The Art of Persuasion in the Islamic Republic of Iran by Peter Chelkowski

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Published by Booth-Clibborn .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Graphic design,
  • Propaganda,
  • Revolutions & coups,
  • Iran,
  • c 1970 to c 1980,
  • c 1980 to c 1990,
  • Middle East - Iran,
  • Art / Graphic Arts,
  • History - General History

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8654585M
ISBN 101873968272
ISBN 109781873968277

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