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- Free Press 2009; US$ 16.00
Leading authority on the Islamic world and influential advisor to the Obama administration Vali Nasr shows that the West?s best hope of winning the battle against Islamic extremists is to foster the growth of a vibrant new Muslim middle class. This flourishing of Muslim bourgeoisie is reshaping the mind-set, politics, and even the religious values... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 14.95
Selected as a 2012 Outstanding Academic Title by CHOICEIn early 1946, Kurds declared an independent republic in north-west Iran. The Mahabad Republic, as it became known, was the first time that the Kurds experienced self-rule in the modern era. Although short-lived, the Republic had a formative influence on the subsequent development of Kurdish nationalist... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.00
In a brilliant and revealing book destined to drive debate about the future of American power, Vali Nasr questions America?s dangerous choice to engage less and matter less in the world. Vali Nasr, author of the groundbreaking The Shia Revival , worked closely with Hillary Clinton at the State Department on Afghan and Pakistani affairs. In The... more...
- Atlantis Press 2013; US$ 73.94
Notable for its use of mathematical models to tackle a range of real-world problems, and integrating genuine data, this self-contained text deploys existing, and freely accessible, online tools in a unique approach to modeling nonlinear mathematical economics. more...
- Atlantis Press 2015; US$ 42.25
This manual provides solutions to approximately 500 problems appeared in various chapters of the text Principles of Mathematical Economics. In some cases, a detailed solution with the additional discussion is provided. At the end of each chapter, new sets of exercises are given. more...
- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 144.99
Nasr examines the life and thought of Mawlana Mawdudi, one of the first and most important Islamic ideological thinkers. Mawdudi was the first to develop a modern political Islamic ideology, and a plan for social action to realize his vision. The prolific writings and indefatigable efforts of Mawdudi's party, the Jamaat-i-Islami, first in India and... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 114.99
Islamization is commonly seen as the work of Islamist movements who have forced their ideology on ruling regimes and other hapless social actors. There is little doubt that ruling regimes and disparate social and political actors alike are pushed in the direction of Islamic politics by Islamist forces. However, Islamist activism and its revolutionary... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2015; US$ 7.39
The most absurd, hilarious, and ridiculous travelogue ever told, by two hit-TV comedy writers who raced each other around the world-for bragging rights and a very expensive bottle of Scotch It started as a friendly wager: two old friends from The Harvard Lampoon , Steve Hely and Vali Chandrasekaran now hotshot Hollywood scribes, challenged each... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 172.95
Underwater vehicles present some difficult and very particular control system design problems. These are often the result of nonlinear dynamics and uncertain models, as well as the presence of sometimes unforeseeable environmental disturbances that are difficult to measure or estimate. Autonomous Underwater Vehicles: Modeling, Control Design, and Simulation... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 14.99
In this book, Ali Gheissari and Vali Nasr look at the political history of Iran in the modern era, and offer an in-depth analysis of the prospects for democracy to flourish there. After having produced the only successful Islamist challenge to the state, a revolution, and an Islamic Republic, Iran is now poised to produce a genuine and indigenous democratic... more...