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- Georgetown University Press 2014; US$ 24.95
Immortal, now in an updated paperback edition, is the only single-volume English-language survey of Irans military history. CIA analyst Steven R. Ward shows that Irans soldiers, from the famed "Immortals" of ancient Persia to todays Revolutionary Guard, have demonstrated through the centuries that they should not be underestimated.... more...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 27.60
Zwischen Zweistromland und HindukuschRoms Kriege mit den Parthern sind legendär, doch wer war das Volk, das Rom immer wieder in Bedrängnis brachte? Das Partherreich bestand fast 500 Jahre und erstreckte sich zu Zeiten seiner größten Ausdehnung vom heutigen Syrien bis nach Indien und vom Kaspischen Meer bis zum Golf von Persien. Uwe Ellerbrock vermittelt... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Charting the expansion of the Rum Seljuqs from rulers of a small principality to a fully- fledged sultanate ruling over almost the whole of Anatolia, this book demonstrates how ideology, rather than military success, was crucial in this development. The Rum Seljuqs examines four distinct phases of development, beginning with the rule of Sulaym?n... 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...
- 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...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 44.00
The Islamic Republic of Iran has entered its fourth decade, and the values and legacy of the Revolution it was founded upon continue to have profound and contradictory consequences for Iranian life. Despite the repressive power of the current regime the immense creativity of popular cultural practices, that negotiate and resist a repressive system,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 39.50
In this sweeping and richly illustrated history, S. Frederick Starr tells the fascinating but largely unknown story of Central Asia's medieval enlightenment through the eventful lives and astonishing accomplishments of its greatest minds--remarkable figures who built a bridge to the modern world. Because nearly all of these figures wrote in Arabic,... more...