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- Oxbow Books 2012; US$ 40.00
Nishapur in eastern Iran was an important Silk Road city, its position providing links to central Asia and China, Afghanistan and India, the Persian Gulf and the west. Despite previous excavations there are many unresolved questions surrounding the site; when was the city founded? Is Nishapur a Sasanian city? Was it founded by the Sasanian king Shapur... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 14.57
In January 1959, ten experirenced young skiers set out to travel to a mountain named Mount Otorten in the far north of Russia. The name Otorten translates as 'Don't go there' in the local Mansi language. One of their skiers fell ill and returned. The remaining nine lost their way and ended up on another mountain slope known as Kholat Syakhl (translated... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 178.00
This book is the first major study of provincial history in the Qajar period. Drawing extensively on unpublished Iranian and British documents, it explores the history of Mazandaran, a province in the Caspian region, during 1848-1914, when the province as a part of Iran was exposed to the policies of rival great powers, particularly Tzarist Russia.... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 25.99
In Revolutionary Iran, Michael Axworthy guides us through recent Iranian history from shortly before the 1979 Islamic revolution through the summer of 2009, when Iranians poured into the streets of Tehran by the hundreds of thousands, demanding free, democratic government. Axworthy explains how that outpouring of support for an end to tyranny in Iran... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 44.00
The political economy of Iran underwent the fundamental transition from feudalism to modernity from the early 19th to the 20th century: a period which was a vital watershed in Iran?s historical development. This book provides a critical analysis of Iran?s economic, social and political development and shows how the path to modernity, far from smooth,... more...
Controversial History Education: History Textbook Controversies and Teaching Historical Controversy in Asian ContextsTaylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00
This book examines both history textbook controversies AND teaching historical controversy in Asian contexts. The different perspectives provided by the book?s authors offer numerous insights, examples, and approaches for understanding historical controversy to provide a practical gold mine for scholars and practitioners. The book provides case studies... more...
- Lexington Books 2004; US$ 34.99
The Iranian Revolution represented to intellectuals and professionals the potential of spiritual values to triumph over the great power of economic imperialism. Yet out of this revolution has emerged an identity crisis that touches Islamic ideological heights and reaches down to the very ground of Islamic practice. The contributors to this collection,... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 109.99
The thematic focus of this book is the tragic yet inevitable effects of subaltern nationalism. The book covers the systemic challenges that all modern Iranian regimes have faced in establishing a sovereign, developed, democratic, and constitutional nation-state. The book would certainly benefit both scholars and students of international relations,... more...