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  • The Archaeology of Elamby D. T. Potts

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 68.00

    An up-to-date survey of the archaeology and history of Elam, in the ancient Near East. more...

  • Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeiniby Daniel E. Harmon

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 30.00

    An Iranian cleric who criticized the modernization efforts of the Shah of Iran (Mohammed Reza Pahlavi), Khomeini called for a fundamentalist Islamic state in Iran. more...

  • Chain Reaction and Chaosby Sadegh Shajari

    UPA 2014; US$ 36.99

    In this new perspective, Iran?s quest for nuclear power?in the context of the global energy challenge and the Cold War-era nuclear arms race?takes on new dimension. This study goes beyond current affairs and analyzes interactions between the complex evolution of U.S. policy toward Iran and events in modern Iranian history that shape the determinants... more...

  • Conflict and Cooperation in the Gulf Regionby Joseph Kostiner

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 69.99

    The course at hand entitled Cooperation and Conflict in the Gulf Region is part of the module Conflict and Cooperation in International Relations of our B.A. Politics and Organization. Hence its subject is at the core of this module and takes the Persian Gulf region as an example to show how conflicts emerge, int- act and intensify, but also how actors... more...

  • Controversial History Education in Asian Contextsby Mark Baildon; Kah Seng Loh; Ivy Maria Lim; Gül Inanç; Junaidah Jaffar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book examines both history textbook controversies AND teaching historical controversy in Asian contexts. The different perspectives provided by the book?s authors offer numerous insights, examples, and approaches for understanding historical controversy to provide a practical gold mine for scholars and practitioners. The book provides case studies... more...

  • Die Seleukiden und Iranby Sonja Plischke

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 84.36

    Die iranischen Gebiete, die seit dem Asienfeldzug Alexanders III. in den griechischen Fokus gerückt waren und Teil des Seleukidenreiches wurden, weisen auf Grund ihrer polyethnischen Bevölkerungsstruktur, ihrer kulturellen Vielfalt und ihrer multiplexen lokalpolitischen Strukturen in hellenistischer Zeit den größten Spannungsbogen zwischen Ost und... more...

  • Early Seljuq Historyby A.C.S. Peacock

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book investigates the early history of the Seljuq Turks, founders of one of the most important empires of the mediaeval Islamic world, from their origins in the Eurasian steppe to their conquest of Iran, Iraq and Anatolia. The first work available in a western language on this important episode in Turkish and Islamic history, this book offers... more...

  • Europes Debt to Persiaby Minou Reeves

    Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2014; US$ 21.86

    Europe's Debt to Persia from Ancient to Modern Times provides a fresh scholarly perspective on how over the centuries Persian kings and noblemen protected and sponsored the religious and intellectual heritage of both Judea and Greece alongside that of Persia itself. Minou Reeves makes available for the first time portraits of the life, upbringing,... more...

  • Geschichte Iransby Monika Gronke

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 7.40

    Kein anderes Land des islamischen Orients hat eine ähnlich eigenständige Geschichte und Kultur aufzuweisen wie Persien, das unter den verschiedensten Herrschern und Dynastien seine Eigenheiten ? teils aus vorislamischer Zeit ? bewahren konnte. Zu den Besonderheiten gehört auch das Bekenntnis zum schiitischen Islam, der seit 1501 Staatsreligion ist.... more...

  • Greater Khorasanby Rocco Rante

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    Khorasan, ?Lands of the East?, refers to the northeastern region of Iran. In the early Islamic period, the term ?Khorasan? came to be used for a much larger area, reaching into Central Asia well beyond the Oxus river, encompassing large parts of northern Afghanistan, and even extending to southeastern Iran. This volume brings together... more...