A Blog by the Editor of The Middle East Journal

Putting Middle Eastern Events in Cultural and Historical Context

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Tehran in Other Times

A photo essay at Foreign Policy on Iran in the 1960s and 1970s, the Westernizing heyday of the Shah. This sort of nostalgia can be fun so long as one remembers that there were fundamental problems under the Western veneer, problems that led to the Revolution and all that followed.

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