This book examines the rise and fall of the liberal nationalist movement in Iran. It provides an analysis of the National Fronts' successes and failures, focusing on their interactions with both the other contenders, including the government and international factors. .
Introduction 1. The Rentier State and Civil Society: Iran Since Mid-Century 2. Mosaddeq and the First National Front 3. The Second National Front 4. The Islamic Revolution and the Liberal Nationalist Opposition 5. Prospects for Secular Liberal Nationalism in Iran