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- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 55.00
Spanning a 5,000-year period, this work documents the origins, evolution, and current status of all major ethnic groups in Iran, one of the oldest civilizations. From ancient civilizations of 3000 B.C. this text documents the major ethnic groups that emerged during each era and traces their evolution to the present day. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
For almost 1,200 years, the Persians ruled a territory that stretched from the Black Sea into Central Asia, from India to Egypt and into the fringes of southern Europe. This title looks at the rise and fall of the Persian empires, the daily life of the people, and their influence on subsequent civilizations. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 35.00
On January 16, 1979, the shah of Iran left the country he had ruled for more than 37 years. The streets of Tehran, Iran's capital, filled with celebration as the news spread that the hated monarchy had been overthrown. The revolution in Iran, led by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, was sparked by many factors, including a widening gap between the different... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Nishapuri flourished in the 12th century and wrote a succinct history in Persian of the Saljuq Turks, a tribal group from Central Asia who in the 11th century established a vast empire, enduring for some century and a half and bringing about lasting changes to the ethnic composition and the patterns of land utilisation in the northern tier of the Middle... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 180.00
This volume gives a popular description of Iran and was the result of the author?s extensive travelling in the country and close knowledge of its people and customs over a period of 3 years at the turn of the nineteenth century. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
First published in 1985, this is a comprehensive study of the Middle East's most strategic country, set against the background of the Islamic heritage of Iran and the rise and fall of the Pahlavi dynasty. Dilip Hiro describes the various phases through which the Islamic revolution has passed, gives an incisive account of the first Gulf War, and provides... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2009; US$ 24.95
Iran looms large in the psyche of modern America. For decades, it has been ?the enemy,? its government taunting us and attacking our Western, secular lifestyle. That is largely the Iranian government, however, not the Iranian people. Here?s the proof. When Jamie Maslin decides to backpack the entire length of the Silk Road, he decides to travel... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 24.95
Couchsurfer, hitchhiker, and rogue wanderer Jamie Maslin embarks on a couchsurfing adventure to the homeland of ?firebrand,? ?populist,? ?anti-American? president Hugo Chavez: the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. Alone in the crime capital of the world Maslin immediately finds himself in trouble?arrested by knife-wielding police officers and inoculated... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Examining Iranian foreign policy, with a focus on the years since 2001, this book analyses the defining feature of Iran?s international and regional posture, its strategic loneliness, and the implications of this for the Islamic Republic?s foreign policy. Iranian Foreign Policy since 2001 offers an in-depth analysis of the key drivers behind... more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 39.99
Whether called 'Arabian' or 'Persian,' the Gulf is one of the most politically important regions of the world, and its history is necessary in understanding the contemporary Middle East. Paul Rich draws on previously closed archives to document the actual heritage of the area and dispel the myths, showing that the influences of Britain and India are... more...