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  • The A to Z of Iranby John H. Lorentz

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 39.99

    The A to Z of Iran is designed to give the reader a quick and understandable overview of specific events, movements, people, political and social groups, places, and trends. Through its extensive chronology, introduction, bibliography, appendixes, and more than double the number of cross-referenced dictionary entries as in the previous edition, the... more...

  • Nishapur Revisitedby Rocco Rante; Annabelle Collinet

    Oxbow Books 2013; US$ 37.21

    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...

  • Greater Khorasanby Rocco Rante

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 89.80

    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...

  • Mountain of the Deadby Keith McCloskey

    The History Press 2013; US$ 14.57

    <div>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... more...

  • Iran under the Ayatollahs (Routledge Revivals)by Dilip Hiro

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1985, this is a comprehensive study of the Middle East's most strategic country, set against the background of the Islamic heritage of Iran and the rise and fall of the Pahlavi dynasty. Dilip Hiro describes the various phases through which the Islamic revolution has passed, gives an incisive account of the first Gulf War, and provides... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book is the first major study of provincial history in the Qajar period. Drawing extensively on unpublished Iranian and British documents, it explores the history of Mazandaran, a province in the Caspian region, during 1848-1914, when the province as a part of Iran was exposed to the policies of rival great powers, particularly Tzarist Russia.... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    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...

  • Iranby Ramin Jahanbegloo

    Lexington Books 2004; US$ 39.99

    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...

  • Imagining Iranby Majid Sharifi

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 44.99

    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. more...