Revisiting the History of the Movement of Oil Nationalization in Iran

Many have dealt with the story of the "movement of oil nationalization in Iran", its aftermath and, Mosaddegh’s government in 1951-1953 numerous times. Different narrators, scholars and historians, Iranian and non-Iranian when retelling the events of 1940s and 1950s have analyzed and judged these events.

Oral History of Arg Mosque in Tehran

Arg mosque is one of most famous and historical mosques in Tehran. Oral History of Arg Mosque by looking at the political developments and economic and cultural works at this mosque analyzes the impact of it on Islamic Revolution.

The Oral History of the Army in the Iranian Revolution

Pahlavi’s reign emergence and stability is due to the two military coups of 1921 and 19th August 1953. Pahlavi considered the army and other armed forces as its primary support. The predominant international and national policy of the two Shahs was to reinforce and develop the army, equip the army with the most recent weapons and, most importantly to silence any voice of political opinion which did not believe in obeying and praising the Shah unconditionally and blindly.

Islamic Revolution Oral History (Imam Khomeini, from Paris to Victory)

Islamic Revolution victory was an outcome of different causes; however, there are three main causes that are more emphasized by researchers in this regard: first, religious believes of Iranian nation; Second, peoples unity and fight against the regime; Third, the unique leadership by Imam Khomeini.

Contemporary Historiography schools

The Latest Issue of “The Month Book of History and Geography" with the approach of "Contemporary Historiography schools” was published. This professional monthly explores important trends and schools of West Historiography, and has been released by the efforts of Book House Institute.

Distortion for exoneration

The book of the memories of the mother of Farah Diba, the wife of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi entitle My Daughter Farah tries very paradoxically and simplistically to exonerate Farah and her husband Mohammad Reza Shah from the guilt and faults, and attributes to others the reasons behind the corruption of Pahlavi regime and the grounds for its collapse.

BBC Narrates the Iranian Revolution

BBC Radio is a news broadcasting agency associated with British Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The purpose of the establishment of this board is to, gain other nations' support for Britain, provide ground for investment in foreign countries, retain Britain's interest and, destruct figures in opposition with colonialism. This news board provided the grounds for military occupation of Iran at the threshold of the Second World War.

Historical Studies Quarterly, No. 29, Summer 2010

“The Islamic Revolution historiography is evaluated as a phenomenon which is making headway. Analyzing the last 32 years’ attempts by researchers and history research institutes shows they have been making progress in the number of books and their quality about the Islamic Revolution.” The new issue of Historical Studies Quarterly starts with this evaluation about Islamic Revolution Historiography.

"Iranian Perspectives on the Iran-Iraq War" released

"Iranian Perspectives on the Iran-Iraq War" a comprehensive collection of essays by Iranian scholars and policy experts has been translated into Persian. The book contains considerable new information on the Iran-Iraq War.

13th print-run of "History of Islamic civilization"

Translated into Persian by Ali Javaher-kalam, "History of Islamic civilization" by Jurji ýZaydan has been reprinted by Amir Kabir publication. Although a few decades have passed since the book''s compilation but it is yet a comprehensive source.
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A Part of Memoirs of a Soldier

The embankment where we were stationed led to the Khorramshahr asphalt road. For this reason, the Iraqis tried hard to recapture it. And finally, near at noon, they were able to settle in the embankment next to the asphalt road and shoot diagonally towards us from there. We had no choice but to retreat. Captain Barati, the battalion commander, ordered two kilometers behind to build an embankment for us to settle there.

Your Problem is Different / You Hinted Not to Hit More

One day, they came to me and said: “We want to take you to the prosecutors office so that the investigator will interrogate you.” We had been famous for the meetings we organized as the Anti-Baha’i Association. At that time, there were many people in Jahrom that worked in different jobs; Among other things, there was a sergeant major in Shahrbani (law enforcement force), who stood guard duty instead of the guard ...

Privacy and Its Niceties in Oral History

Privacy in the process of recording and publishing memories is an issue that has attracted attention of activists in this field and those interested in legal issues in recent years with the expansion of activities of memoirist individuals and groups. Oral history interviews include close and personal relationships between interviewers, narrators and their organizational sponsors. This relationship is important for all groups. Interviewers feel an obligation to the people who have allowed ...

Memories of Hojjat al-Islam Seyyed Hadi Khamenei

Memories from Prison about MKO
Regardless of all the issues, training in prison challenged me and some of my friends, and its main factor was the same cabals, especially Mojahedin-e Khalgh Organization (MKO); it runs in the name of a religious prison and intended to manage the cells openly and secretly, and anyone who wanted to enter this cycle, had to accept the whole organization and its establishment. They even recruited some low-level clerics to achieve their goals.