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- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2011; US$ 24.95
Couchsurfer, hitchhiker, and rogue wanderer Jamie Maslin embarks on a couchsurfing adventure to the homeland of ?firebrand,? ?populist,? ?anti-American? president Hugo Chavez: the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. Alone in the crime capital of the world Maslin immediately finds himself in trouble?arrested by knife-wielding police officers and inoculated... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Examining Iranian foreign policy, with a focus on the years since 2001, this book analyses the defining feature of Iran?s international and regional posture, its strategic loneliness, and the implications of this for the Islamic Republic?s foreign policy. Iranian Foreign Policy since 2001 offers an in-depth analysis of the key drivers behind... more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 39.99
Whether called 'Arabian' or 'Persian,' the Gulf is one of the most politically important regions of the world, and its history is necessary in understanding the contemporary Middle East. Paul Rich draws on previously closed archives to document the actual heritage of the area and dispel the myths, showing that the influences of Britain and India are... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 36.95
From the Iraqi attack on the USS Stark to Iranian mine fields to Revolutionary Guard gunboats, the 1987-88 Persian Gulf was a place of shadowy danger for U.S. Navy ships assigned to protect oil tankers during the Iran-Iraq War. A low-profile escort mission quickly became an international test of wills between the United States and Iran. The conflict... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 89.99
For half a century, the United States and the Soviet Union were in conflict. But how and where did the Cold War begin? Jamil Hasanli answers these intriguing questions in At the Dawn of the Cold War. He argues that the intergenerational crisis over Iranian Azerbaijan (1945-1946) was the first event that brought the Soviet Union to a confrontation with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This is a facsimile of a classic history first published by Macmillan in 1915 and issued in two further editions by Routledge and Kegan Paul. Sir Percy Sykes was an explorer, consul, soldier and a spy who lived and travelled in Persia over a period of twenty-five years. This two-volume collection provides a comprehensive history of Persia from Alexander... more...
- RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95
Turkey and Iran tend to be rivals rather than close partners, despite sharing certain economic and security interests. For instance, Turkey supports the opposition in Syria, while Iran supports the regime. Turkey is further concerned about a possible nuclear arms race in the Middle East. U.S. and Turkish interests in the region closely overlap, but... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 27.95
Outside of Shiraz in the Fars Province of southwestern Iran lies "Aliabad." Mary Hegland arrived in this then-small agricultural village of several thousand people in the summer of 1978, unaware of the momentous changes that would sweep this town and this country in the months ahead. She became the only American researcher to witness the Islamic Revolution... more...
- IRH Press Co., Ltd 2013; US$ 14.95
The Just Cause in the Iraq War: Did Saddam Hussein Possess Weapons of Mass Destruction? tackles one of the most controversial and pertinent issues in international politics today. Is President Obama correct that the Iraq War was an unjust war, as he claimed during the 2012 presidential race? Did Saddam Hussein truly have no weapons of mass destruction,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Critically deploying the idea of uneven and combined development this book provides a novel non-Eurocentric account of Iran?s experience of modernity and revolution. Recasting Iranian Modernity presents the argument that Eurocentrism can be decisively overcome through a social theory that has international relations at its ontological core. This... more...