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  • Refashioning Iranby Mohamad Tavakoli-Targhi

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 165.00

    Mohamad Tavakoli-Targhi offers a corrective to recent works on Orientalism that focus solely on European scholarly productions without exploring the significance of native scholars and vernacular scholarship to the making of Oriental studies. He brings to light a wealth of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Indo-Persian texts, made 'homeless' by subsequent... more...

  • Intellectual Discourse and the Politics of Modernizationby Ali Mirsepassi

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 34.00

    Examines modernity in the context of Islamic Fundamentalism and the Iranian Revolution. more...

  • The Persian Gulf in the Coming Decadeby Daniel L. Byman; John R. Wise

    RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95

    Likely challenges to US interests in the Persian Gulf, key uncertainties and trends, and the implications of those trends for the USA are examined in this study. It concludes that while many trends in the region are positive, daunting problems remain. more...

  • The Persiansby Gene R. Garthwaite

    Wiley 2008; US$ 125.95

    The Persians is a succinct narrative of Iranian history from the time of Cyrus the Great in 560BC to the present day. A succinct narrative of Iranian history from the time of Cyrus the Great in 560BC to the present day. Traces events from the rise of the Persian empire, through competition with Rome and conquest by the Arabs, through to the re-establishment... more...

  • Iranby Samih K. Farsoun; Mehrdad Mashayekhi

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 200.00

    Argues that the construction of a legitimate Islamic political culture and ideology is the key to the consolidation of the post-revolutionary regime. Addresses a wide range of specific aspects within a theoretical framework. more...

  • The International Politics of the Persian Gulfby Arshin Adib-Moghaddam

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    Provocatively written, persuasively researched and conclusively argued, Adib-Moghaddam presents the first comprehensive analysis of international relations in the Gulf from a mutidisciplinary perspective. more...

  • Mediaeval Islamic Historiography and Political Legitimacyby Andrew Peacock

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    Using newly discovered manuscripts, this study sheds much new light not just on mediaeval Islamic history and the development of Islamic historiography but also on manuscripts and the transmission of their texts. more...

  • Political Development of the Kurds in Iranby Farideh Koohi-Kamali

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 130.00

    This book looks at Kurdish Nationalism in Iran and examines the links between the structural changes in the Kurdish economy and its political demands. Farideh Koohi-Kamali argues that the transition of the nomadic, tribal society of Kurdistan to an agrarian village society was the beginning of a process by which Kurds saw themselves as a community... more...

  • Iranby John Farndon

    Icon Books 2009; US$ 10.19

    Many see Iran as part of the 'axis of evil', and America is not alone in arguing that it presents a huge danger. But is Iran really the rabid Islamic dog that some paint it? Or is it in fact the most prosperous, sophisticated, cultured nation in the Middle East, despite the President's belligerence?  This book gives you the facts and lets you form... more...

  • Russia and Iran in the Great Gameby Elena Andreeva

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    This book provides a unique insight into the Russian explorers and officials in the nineteenth and early twentieth century who came into contact with Iran as a part of the Great Game. more...