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  • The History of the Seljuq Turksby Edmund Bosworth

    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...

  • Iranian Foreign Policy Since 2001by Thomas Juneau; Sam Razavi

    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...

  • In the Direction of the Gulfby Mordechai Abir; Aryeh Yodfat

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00

    This text analyzes the USSR's interest in the countries of the Persian Gulf. The book places such interest within the context of the USSR's relations with the Arab world and the complexities of power politics. more...

  • Recasting Iranian Modernityby Kamran Matin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Critically deploying the idea of uneven and combined development this book provides a novel non-Eurocentric account of Iran?s experience of modernity and revolution. Recasting Iranian Modernity presents the argument that Eurocentrism can be decisively overcome through a social theory that has international relations at its ontological core. This... more...

  • The Annals of the Saljuq Turksby D.S. Richards

    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...

  • The Rum Seljuqsby Songul Mecit

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Charting the expansion of the Rum Seljuqs from rulers of a small principality to a fully- fledged sultanate ruling over almost the whole of Anatolia, this book demonstrates how ideology, rather than military success, was crucial in this development. The Rum Seljuqs examines four distinct phases of development, beginning with the rule of Sulaym?n... more...

  • Von der Dämonologie zum Unbewusstenby Maren Sziede; Helmut Zander

    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...

  • Persia and its People (RLE Iran A)by Ella C Sykes

    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...

  • Frontier Fictionsby Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet

    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...

  • Being ?Mande?: Person, Land and Namesby Angella Meinerzag

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2015; US$ 29.29

    This monograph presents an in-depth study of the Hinihon people in a remote mountainous area of the Adelbert Range, a part of Papua New Guinea under-represented in ethnography. Based on sound ethnographic fieldwork and by combining theoretical elements of the Anthropology of Landscape and the Anthropology of Person, the author explores the previously... more...