London: I. B. Tauris, 1998. First Edition. 8vo. xiv, 434 pp. Bibliography; Index. Photo-illustrated plates. A fine copy in publisher's illustrated dustjacket. Item #19904
"... a compellingly written and thoroughly researched work of narrative history. His detailed account of the period from the 1919 Agreement with Britain, instigated by Lord Curzon, to the establishment of the Pahlavi dynasty, which was made possible by the earlier interventions of General Ironside, are based very largely on previously unpublished documents from the British Public Record Office and US archives together with extensive Iranian sources." - dustjacket flap. Indispensable reading for those who seek to understand the roots of the complex political situatioin in Iran today.