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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Ibn al-Athir, who died in the 13th century, is one of the most important historians of Islam. His major chronicle, the Kamil fi'l-Ta'rikh , is one of the greatest achievements of Muslim historiography for the range and comprehensiveness of the sources it assembled and for its narrative, covering the whole sweep of Islamic history up to his own lifetime.... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 52.00
Persian Gulf 2013 looks at the growing relationship between India and the countries of the Persian Gulf region, which has assumed greater importance in the recent years and hence demands greater attention. The book covers India?s bilateral relations in 2012 with nine Persian Gulf countries, namely, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 30.95
In Frontier Fictions , Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet looks at the efforts of Iranians to defend, if not expand, their borders in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and explores how their conceptions of national geography influenced cultural and political change. The "frontier fictions," or the ways in which the Iranians viewed their often fluctuating... more...
- Traugott Bautz 2006; US$ 12.30
0. Einleitung1. Zur Geschichte Pakistans1.1. Die Anfänge der islamischen Kolonisierung in Indien - Hinduismus versus Islam 1.2. Die Zeit der Moghul-Dynastie1.3. Die Suche nach Identität unter britischer Herrschaft1.4. Die Entstehung eines neuen Staates Pakistan2. Annemarie Schimmel2.1. Primäres Interesse der Studentin und geistige Entwicklung bezüglich... more...
- Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2008; US$ 14.57
This timely collection of papers by leading academics and prominent government officials sheds new light on the foreign policy of Iran under President Khatami and into the period of President Ahmadinejad. The topics covered include the influence of the Iranian constitution on its foreign policy, Iran's relations with the United States, the United... more...
- Basic Books 2014; US$ 27.99
Nazila Fathi worked for two decades as an Iranian correspondent for The New York Times before being forced to flee the country in 2009 at the height of the Green Revolution. Currently a writer for NPR and Foreign Policy and a commentator for Persian Language Voice of America television, she has held fellowships at Harvard University?s Belfer... more...
- Westview Press 2008; US$ 29.99
In The Iranian Revolution Then and Now , Dariush Zahedi assesses the Islamic Republic's potential for revolution through an in-depth, theoretically informed, comparative analysis of the present with 1979 pre-Revolutionary Iran. Zahedi discusses how the potential for a revolutionary coup is based on two things: the inherent defects and vulnerabilities... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 14.95
As the Western-Iranian impasse continues to dominate international affairs, politicians and the media confidently proclaim Iran the greatest threat to the Western World. But this villainous mask obscures a far more complex identity formed by a vibrant and tumultuous history. Revealing the true face of this troubled country, acclaimed expert Homa... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 40.00
A forward thinking and notably popular leader, Karim Khan Zand (1705-1779) was the founder of the Zand dynasty in Iran. In this insightful profile of a man before his time, esteemed academic John Perry shows how by opening up international trade, employing a fair fiscal system and showing respect for existing religious institutions, Karim Khan succeeded... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 170.00
Examining the rapid transition in Iran from a modernizing, westernizing, secularizing monarchy (1941-79) to a hard-line, conservative, clergy-run Islamic republic (1979-), this book focuses on the ways this process has impacted the Qashqa?i?a rural, nomadic, tribally organized, Turkish-speaking, ethnic minority of a million and a half people who are... more...