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- BRILL 2007; US$ 151.00
Applying the Weberian concept of the routinization of charisma, this book examines the transformation of the nomadic empire of Tamerlane into a sedentary polity based on the Perso-Islamic model by focusing on the reign of the last Timurid ruler in fifteenth-century Iran. more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 130.00
Contains articles concerning relationship between the 'imperial' culture of the Achaemenids and local traditions, including a publication of the unique painting from Tatarli in Western Anatolia and the results of excavations in the Southern Caucasus and Iran. more...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2010; US$ 27.20
Iran hat viele Gesichter: von den großen Salzwüsten bis zum türkis schimmernden Golf von Oman, von jahrtausendealten Tempelanlagen bis zum Häusermeer der modernen Großstädte. Von der elamischen Kultur bis über die Parther-, Perser- und Achämenidenzeit bis zum islamischen Gottesstaat. Erleben Sie ganz neue Ansichten dieses facettenreichen Landes: Ausgrabungsstätten... more...
- Profile Books 2010; US$ 13.31
In August 2002 the National Council of the Resistance in Iran (NCRI) revealed in Washington to a stunned world how advanced Iran's nuclear programme was. And in September 2009 US President Barack Obama exposed yet another clandestine nuclear site there, bringing the possibility of a nuclear arsenal ever closer. For seven fruitless years the international... more...
- Dispatch Travels 2009; US$ 9.99
Whether visiting family, exploring other cultures, or simply having grand adventures, this comprehensive guide includes practical information on how moms can make the most out of traveling with their kids. Mothers will find useful tips on safety, economical travel, eco-friendly trips, and the benefits of technology. Combining anecdotes and experiences... more...
- John Blake 2012; US$ 14.99
A prominent Iranian political prisoner tells his story from the time of his arrest to his eventual escape a decade later Dr. Reza Ghaffari was a professor at the University of Tehran until his 1981 arrest for suspicion of being a member of a banned socialist group. This account of his experiences through 10 years of torture and as... more...
- Nicholas Brealey Publishing 2010; US$ 24.95
An indispensable practical guide, Among the Iranians offers insight into Iranian dress, etiquette, and food. Koutlaki explains everything readers need to know about culture and customs by sharing lessons she learned as a foreigner living in Tehran. Readers are challenged to dispel previous judgments of Iran and accept Koutlaki?s version of the country—warm,... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 90.00
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...
- 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 2012; US$ 54.95
This collection of essays, by a distinguished group of specialists, offers a new and exciting interpretation of Riza Shah's Iran. A period of key importance, the years between 1921-1941 have, until now, remained relatively neglected. Recently, however, there has been a marked revival of interest in the history of these two decades and this collection... more...