The Revolution Of Iran ’79

Maryam Zandi was a staff photographer for National Iranian Radio and Television from 1971 to 1983, and a first-hand witness to the revolution on the streets of Tehran that overthrew the Pahlavi dynasty, a time of joy and hope that ushered in an Islamic republic. This book has remained unpublished until now, having finally received permission to print in the 11th post-revolution administration. It is an attempt by a female Iranian photographer to treat the events of this particular historic period with professional discretion and without political agenda. To a generation that only had access to officially sanctioned images, this captivating collection may offer a fresh outlook and context.

cm 25×32; pp. 224; COL and BW; hardcover. Publisher: Nazar Publishers, 2014.

ISBN: 9789640486122 | 9640486124

ID: 18808

Product Description

Maryam Zandi was a staff photographer for National Iranian Radio and Television from 1971 to 1983, and a first-hand witness to the revolution on the streets of Tehran that overthrew the Pahlavi dynasty, a time of joy and hope that ushered in an Islamic republic. This book has remained unpublished until now, having finally received permission to print in the 11th post-revolution administration. It is an attempt by a female Iranian photographer to treat the events of this particular historic period with professional discretion and without political agenda. To a generation that only had access to officially sanctioned images, this captivating collection may offer a fresh outlook and context.