• John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


In April 1979 following a referendum Iran became an Islamic republic and thus altered many of her institutions such as law, banking, education but details were not available as The Statesman‘s Year-Book went to press.


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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1979

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