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  • Intellectual Trends in Twentieth-Century Iranby Negin Nabavi

    UPF 2003; US$ 59.95

    ''This book is the first collection of its kind. It brings together articles by historians, sociologists and political scientists as well as contributions by intellectuals and essayists currently engaged in the intellectual scene in Iran, thus outlining not only a range of intellectual concerns and trends in the tumultuous 20th century but also presenting... more...

  • Iran and Its Place among Nationsby Alidad Mafinezam; Aria Mehrabi

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 45.00

    Moves beyond simplistic dichotomies by taking up the issue of Iran's national identity and contending sources of its identity. more...

  • The New Iranian Leadershipby Yonah Alexander; Milton Hoenig

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 50.00

    This book documents Ahmadenijad's background and rise to power. It explains the current structure of the Iranian revolutionary government--the competing centers of power and the major players. more...

  • South Asiaby John E. Benhart; George Pomeroy

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 30.00

    This new series puts people in the world geographic landscape, showing students how people are affected by and respond to, economic, social, and political forces at the global and the local scale. more...

  • Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeiniby Daniel E. Harmon

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 30.00

    An Iranian cleric who criticized the modernization efforts of the Shah of Iran (Mohammed Reza Pahlavi), Khomeini called for a fundamentalist Islamic state in Iran. more...

  • Global Indian Diasporasby Gijsbert Oonk

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 59.95

    A cross-disciplinary overview of the new historical and anthropological research on South Asian migrants worldwide more...

  • Religion, Violence and Political Mobilisation in South Asiaby Ravinder Kaur

    SAGE India 2005; US$ 35.95

    An oft-neglected theme in studies on communal violence is the role of the state, particularly of its institutions of law enforcement and policing. Recent experience with religion-based violence in South Asia—particularly, the 2002 riots in Gujarat—has brought into sharp focus this relationship between communal violence and partisan state... more...

  • Empires of the Silk Roadby Christopher I. Beckwith

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 16.95 US$ 14.58

    The first complete history of Central Eurasia from ancient times to the present day, Empires of the Silk Road represents a fundamental rethinking of the origins, history, and significance of this major world region. Christopher Beckwith describes the rise and fall of the great Central Eurasian empires, including those of the Scythians, Attila the... more...

  • Remaking Muslim Politicsby Robert W. Hefner

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.36

    There is a struggle for the hearts and minds of Muslims unfolding across the Islamic world. The conflict pits Muslims who support pluralism and democracy against others who insist such institutions are antithetical to Islam. With some 1.3 billion people worldwide professing Islam, the outcome of this contest is sure to be one of the defining political... more...

  • Asia and Latin Americaby Jörn Dosch; Olaf Jacob

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Until the late 1980s, Japan was the only country in Asia with notable political and economic relations. Since then, however, several Asian nations have perceived growing links with the Latin American region as a means of diversifying their political and particularly economic relations while many Latin American decision-makers have increasingly recognised... more...