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- 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...
- Oneworld Publications 2010; US$ 14.95
Houshang Asadi?s Letters to My Torturer is one of the most harrowing accounts of human suffering to emerge from Iran and is now available for the first time in paperback. Kept in solitary confinement for over two years in one of the most infamous prisons in Tehran, prominent Iranian journalist, Houshang Asadi suffered inhuman degradations and brutal,... more...
- Seren 2014; US$ 14.57
For two years Sarah Jacob was the Welsh Fasting Girl who ‘lived on air?. Did she really take neither food or drink in that time? Although Sarah lived in remote rural Carmarthenshire in the 1860s she became a national sensation through the newspapers – people from all over Britain traveled to see this miraculous young girl, leaving gifts of money…... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 13.99
While many now fear a looming war with Iran, few know that this war is already raging and has been doing so for the past three decades. Starting from the aftermath of the Iranian revolution, intelligence expert Ronen Bergman details the complex array of political manoeuvring, assassination attempts, arms trading, and suicide bombs that have characterised... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 10.99
Maziar Bahari left London in June 2009 to cover Iran?s contested presidential elections for Newsweek magazine. He thought he?d be returning in just a few days to Paola, his pregnant fiancée. Instead, he was incarcerated under false charges of espionage in Iran?s most notorious prison. His release came four months later, only after a global campaign... more...
- C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 31.99
Mit dem Fall der Mauer vor 25 Jahren ging ein Zeitalter zu Ende. Heinrich August Winklers ?Geschichte des Westens? stellt die dramatischen Ereignisse von 1989 in einen großen weltgeschichtlichen Zusammenhang und schildert meisterhaft die Jahrzehnte vom Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs bis zum Untergang der Sowjetunion. Der Band macht deutlich, wie nahe... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 77.00
As the science of man, anthropology was among the most exciting disciplines during the period of intense change from the early modern era to modernity. Where demons had once wielded their power, after 1800, it was now the unlimited shoals of the subconscious that were disseminated. Or did they actually stay right next to each other and... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
Village Ethnoarchaeology: Rural Iran in Archaeological Perspective discusses selected tangible features of the subject area, noting the differences in households and associated material culture. The book comments among settlement variability, the complexities in relationships among population density, settlement age, area, and function. The text also... more...
- Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.70
En este libro Samper, hombre de letras de Colombia, relata sus viajes, en pleno siglo XIX, por España, Gran Bretaña, Francia, Suiza y Alemania. Biographische Informationen José María Samper Agudelo (1828-1888) (Colombia. Honda, 31 de marzo de 1828-Anapoima, Cundinamarca, julio 22 de 1888). Participó en la vida política, económica y social... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 129.99
Despite the many important developments and innovations traceable to the Seljuq period (5th-7th/11th-13th centuries), the Seljuqs remain one of the understudied Muslim dynasties. This unique collaborative exploration of the Seljuqs' achievement contributes to the growing interest in this pivotal dynasty. The various chapters in this volume cover... more...