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  • Iranby Ramin Jahanbegloo

    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...

  • Conversations in Tehranby Jean-Daniel LaFond; Fred A. Reed

    Talonbooks 2013; US$ 19.95

    This book documents the fall of Mohammad Khatami?s reform movement through candid conversations with Iranian artists, journalists, and political activists. more...

  • Ancient Iran and Its Neighboursby Cameron A. Petrie

    Oxbow Books 2013; US$ 60.00

    The fourth millennium BC was a critical period of socio-economic and political transformation in the Iranian Plateau and its surrounding zones. This period witnessed the appearance of the world’s earliest urban centres, hierarchical administrative structures, and writing systems. These developments are indicative of significant changes in socio-political... more...

  • Qutlugh Terkan Khatun of Kirmanby Shirin Yim Bridges; Albert Nguyen

    Goosebottom Books 2012; US$ 9.99

    In what could be a tale from the Arabian Nights, a girl grows up in thirteenth century Persia to be so desirable that she is kidnapped several times for her beauty. She finds refuge at last in the arms of a prince, who marries her and makes her a princess. With him she rules a nation and is so wise that, on his death, the people ask her to continue... more...

  • Mohammad Mossadegh interkulturell gelesenby Aziz Fooladvand

    Traugott Bautz 2005; US$ 7.59

    Gegenstand des Buches ist die Untersuchung der Korrelation zwischen zunehmendem Anti-Amerikanismus in der Region und dem planmäßigen, von seiten des CIA im Jahre 1953 durchgeführten Staatsstreich gegen den populärsten demokratisch gesinnten iranischen Premierminister, Mohammad Mossadegh (1880-1967). Mohammad Mossadegh war bemüht, liberale demokratische... more...

  • Kritik der westlichen Philosophie in Iranby Urs Gösken

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    The contentious engagement with Western thought is one of the focal points of Iranian intellectual life. This volume examines two major figures in 20 th century Iranian intellectual history, Muhammad Husayn Tabatabaí (1903?1981) and Mortaza Motahhari (1920?1979), and presents their historical views on Western and Islamic philosophy. It... more...

  • The United States and Persian Gulf Security, Theby Steven Wright

    Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2007; US$ 14.57

    The international relations of the Persian Gulf have long been dominated by power politics. Its unrivalled energy resources have historically made this geopolitical arena a vital national security interest for the United States. Historically, Persian Gulf security became synonymous with the maintenance of the political status quo, but with the onset... more...

  • Geschichte Iransby Monika Gronke

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 7.58

    Kein anderes Land des islamischen Orients hat eine ähnlich eigenständige Geschichte und Kultur aufzuweisen wie Persien, das unter den verschiedensten Herrschern und Dynastien seine Eigenheiten ? teils aus vorislamischer Zeit ? bewahren konnte. Zu den Besonderheiten gehört auch das Bekenntnis zum schiitischen Islam, der seit 1501 Staatsreligion ist.... more...

  • John Dun Cetywayo and the three Generals 1861-1879by Duncan Campbell Frances Moodle

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 19.99

    John Dunn, resembling a hero of fiction rather than a normal man, was one of the most extraordinary characters of 19th century South Africa. In 1852,at the age of 16 he turned his back on the fledgeling colonial settlement of Port Natal and, crossing the Tugela River, headed into Zululand.. King Cetsshwayo recorded his first meeting with Dunn, mentioning... more...

  • Making History in Iranby Farzin Vejdani

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    Iranian history was long told through a variety of stories and legend, tribal lore and genealogies, and tales of the prophets. But in the late nineteenth century, new institutions emerged to produce and circulate a coherent history that fundamentally reshaped these fragmented narratives and dynastic storylines. Farzin Vejdani investigates this transformation... more...