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  • Nishapur Revisitedby Rocco Rante; Annabelle Collinet

    Oxbow Books 2012; US$ 40.00

    Nishapur in eastern Iran was an important Silk Road city, its position providing links to central Asia and China, Afghanistan and India, the Persian Gulf and the west. Despite previous excavations there are many unresolved questions surrounding the site; when was the city founded? Is Nishapur a Sasanian city? Was it founded by the Sasanian king Shapur... more...

  • Society, Politics and Economics in Mazandaran, Iran 1848-1914by Mohammad Ali Kazembeyki

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 178.00

    This is the first major study of provincial history in the Qajar period. It examines in detail the transformation of the Mazandaran traditional provincial community and economy in the course of the 19th and early 20th centuries. more...

  • Mountain of the Deadby Keith McCloskey

    The History Press 2013; US$ 14.57

    In January 1959, ten experirenced young skiers set out to travel to a mountain named Mount Otorten in the far north of Russia. The name Otorten translates as 'Don't go there' in the local Mansi language. One of their skiers fell ill and returned. The remaining nine lost their way and ended up on another mountain slope known as Kholat Syakhl (translated... more...

  • Revolutionary Iranby Michael Axworthy

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 25.99

    In Revolutionary Iran, Michael Axworthy guides us through recent Iranian history from shortly before the 1979 Islamic revolution through the summer of 2009, when Iranians poured into the streets of Tehran by the hundreds of thousands, demanding free, democratic government. Axworthy explains how that outpouring of support for an end to tyranny in Iran... more...

  • Political Economy of Iran under the Qajars, Theby Hooshang Amirahmadi

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 45.00

    The political economy of Iran underwent the fundamental transition from feudalism to modernity from the early 19th to the 20th century: a period which was a vital watershed in Iran?s historical development. This book provides a critical analysis of Iran?s economic, social and political development and shows how the path to modernity, far from smooth,... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00

    This book examines both history textbook controversies AND teaching historical controversy in Asian contexts. The different perspectives offer insights, examples and approaches for understanding historical controversy that will provide a practical gold mine for scholars and practitioners. more...

  • Imagining Iranby Majid Sharifi

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 109.99

    The thematic focus of this book is the tragic yet inevitable effects of subaltern nationalism. The book covers the systemic challenges that all modern Iranian regimes have faced in establishing a sovereign, developed, democratic, and constitutional nation-state. The book would certainly benefit both scholars and students of international relations,... more...

  • Iranby Ramin Jahanbegloo

    Lexington Books 2004; US$ 34.99

    The Iranian Revolution represented to intellectuals and professionals the potential of spiritual values to triumph over the great power of economic imperialism. Yet out of this revolution has emerged an identity crisis that touches Islamic ideological heights and reaches down to the very ground of Islamic practice. The contributors to this collection,... more...

  • Conversations in Tehranby Jean-Daniel LaFond; Fred A. Reed

    Talonbooks 2013; US$ 19.95

    This book documents the fall of Mohammad Khatami?s reform movement through candid conversations with Iranian artists, journalists, and political activists. more...