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Labour Strikes in the Oil City – 1946-1951

Sources are cited in abbreviations inside brackets at the end of each paragraph. See web/bibliography. Labour unions, suppressed under Reza Shah, bloomed during the war and, watered with Tudeh [Community Party] encouragement, began to clamor for higher wages and better

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First Call for Oil Nationalization, 1946

From Abrahamian, E., A History of Modern Iran (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010). Tudeh raised for the first time the demand for nationalization of the British-owned oil industry. On May Day in 1946, the British consul in Khorramshahr noted in

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