The authors hint the emergence of Atatürk and Reza Shah during the constitutional revolutions in Iran and the Ottoman Empire, which resulted in the advent of eu social versions, the institution of dictatorship and of secularist reforms. This produced in either Turkey and Iran hugely authoritarian, nationalist and quasi-westernised states, the place the character cult of the chief outlined the politics of every state.
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