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Interview with Mahjub, Mohammad Jafar

Memories of childhood and images of Tehran at the time; status of education in Iran at the time; employment at the Majles as secretary-stenographer; joining the Tudeh Party; Tudeh Party’s structure and mode of operation; literary activities of the Tudeh Party; Tudeh Party’s main organizers; government reaction to Tudeh Party’s activities in the Majles; literary and intellectual activities in Iran during the Pahlavi period; intellectual climate at Tehran University; government’s censorship policies; recollections of Hasan Emami and how he became Emam Jom`eh of Tehran.

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Mohammad Jafar-Mahjub-I- pdf Mohammad Jafar-Mahjub-II- pdf Mohammad Jafar-Mahjub-III- pdf Mohammad Jafar-Mahjub-IV- pdf Mohammad Jafar-Mahjub-V-English- pdf


194pp. + summary + biographical note + index + photograph

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