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'This is a stunning, eye-opening book, a powerful resource and inspiring read' -- Peace News
Andreas Malm teaches human ecology at Lund University, Sweden. His work has appeared in journals such as Environmental History, Historical Materialism, Antipode and Organization & Environment. He is the co-author of Iran on the Brink (Pluto, 2007), Fossil Capital (Verso, 2016) and Progress of the Storm (Verso, 2017). Shora Esmailian is an Iranian journalist and activist living in Sweden. She is an editor at Arbetaren, Sweden's major progressive weekly newspaper. She is the co-author of Iran on the Brink (Pluto, 2007).
Preface Acknowledgements I 1. May Day in Children's Park 2. Springs interrupted 3. The sword that chopped off America's hand 4. Millionaire mullah bonanza 5. The Islamic Republic of Dust 6. Outcry 7. Intifada of the provinces 8. Obituary of a reformism 9. A meek president and his assertive subjects II. 10. Behind those high walls: Overtures of war 11. Terror at the theatre 12. The matter with the bomb 13. A waterfall out of reach 14. A fighter dog emasculated 15. Real men on their way to Tehran 16. A people caught in crossfire 17. Theses on a country of contradictions Glossary Timetable System of the IRI Index