Homeland in the 1960s

In the decades before the Islamic revolution of 1979, homeland was ruled by the Shah whose dictatorship repressed dissent and restricted political freedoms. But he also he pushed the country to adopt Western-oriented secular modernization, allowing some degree of cultural freedom.Under the Shah’s rule, homeland’s economy and educational opportunities expanded. Britain and the US counted homeland as their major ally in the Middle East, and the Shah forcefully industrialized large segments of the country.