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- Basic Books 2010; US$ 18.00
Although frequently vilified, Iran is a nation of great intellectual variety and depth, and one of the oldest continuing civilizations in the world. Its political impact has been tremendous, not only on its neighbors in the Middle East but also throughout the world. From the time of the prophet Zoroaster, to the powerful ancient Persian Empires, to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
The Saljuq empire was one of the most important in the mediaeval Islamic world, stretching from Central Asia to Syria during the 11 th and 12 th centuries. This books charts the early development of the Saljuqs from tribesmen to rulers of a great Islamic empire, examining previously neglected sources to demonstrate the central role of tribalism... more...
- Zed Books 2010; US$ 34.95
There is a saying in Arabic: me and my brother against my cousin, and me and my cousin against the outsider. Irans Influence is the first comprehensive analysis of the role that Iran plays in Middle Eastern and global politics. Expert Iranian author Elaheh Rostami-Povey provides a fascinating introduction to one of the Middle Easts most... more...
- Zed Books 2010; US$ 26.95
Iran, the Green Movement and the USA presents the paradox that the USA faces in dealing with Iran over its nuclear armament: negotiate, and legitimize Ahmadinejads otherwise troubled presidency; resort to sanctions or military strikes, and altogether destroy the budding civil rights campaign of the Green Movement. Either way, as leading Iranian... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2005; US$ 27.50
Of the great ancient civilizations, that of Persia is the least known and the most enigmatic. This book explores the formation of the first Persian Empire under the Achaemenid Persians. It brings together a multi-disciplinary view of ancient Iran in the first millennium BC and concentrates on the art, archaeology, history and religion of a geographical... more...
- Exisle Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99
Iran is probably the most misunderstood country in the world, and its people are among the most feared. Award-winning travel writer Jill Worrall, with her friend Reza Mirkhalaf, a leading tour manager from Tehran, describe an Iran the world has forgotten about. Many of the places visited in TWO WINGS OF A NIGHTINGALE have rarely been written about... more...
- Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 7.99
The hilariously surreal correspondence of Robin Cooper, frustrated children's author,fairy-spotter and fancy-spoon collector, in the bestselling tradition of the Henry Root letters - but with an entirely fresh perspective. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00
This volume is an account of the journey the author made between Eastern Russia (via Tabriz) to Teheran at the turn of the twentieth century. This is not just a travelogue, however, but a lament for the loss of British ?prestige? and power in the region to Russia. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This volume shows the progress and achievements of Iran up to the 1940s within the setting of her ancient history and her strategic position in the world today. The author discusses Iran?s vital position as the dividing line between the East and the West and how Iran drew from and contributed to both these cultures, without losing her own individuality.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00
The Persian Gulf, important because of its vast energy resources, emerged into the limelight of geopolitics at the time of the British Labour government?s policy of withdrawal from East of Suez in 1968. Before 1968 it had been recognised that the Gulf lay in the legitimate sphere of influence of Britain, while the United States exerted its influence... more...