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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00
This volume is an account of the journey the author made between Eastern Russia (via Tabriz) to Teheran at the turn of the twentieth century. This is not just a travelogue, however, but a lament for the loss of British ?prestige? and power in the region to Russia. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
This volume shows the progress and achievements of Iran up to the 1940s within the setting of her ancient history and her strategic position in the world today. The author discusses Iran?s vital position as the dividing line between the East and the West and how Iran drew from and contributed to both these cultures, without losing her own individuality.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 150.00
The Persian Gulf, important because of its vast energy resources, emerged into the limelight of geopolitics at the time of the British Labour government?s policy of withdrawal from East of Suez in 1968. Before 1968 it had been recognised that the Gulf lay in the legitimate sphere of influence of Britain, while the United States exerted its influence... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00
This book examines the deep-seated and complex factors involved in the rivalry between these two nations. It focuses particularly on the period between 1969 and 1984, a time that saw both the rise of the Ba?th party in Iraq and Khomeini?s return to power in Iran. These changes did much to escalate tensions. The Ba?th party?s ideological, socialist... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 110.00
Iran's long history and complex cultural legacy have generated animated debates about a homogenous Iranian identity in the face of ethnic, linguistic and communal diversity. The volume examines the fluid boundaries of pre-modern identity in history and literature as well as the shaping of Iranian national identity in the 20th century. more...
- Saqi 2012; US$ 48.11
Since its emergence in 1979, the Islamic Republic of Iran has remained a conundrum for observers, particularly in the West. Shi?ism and the Democratisation Process in Iran examines the fundaments of Iran?s Islamic governance and asks the pivotal question: can democracy and Islam cohere? Addressing Wilayat al-Faqih, or rule by the jurisprudent ? the... more...
- Encounter Books 2010; US$ 16.95
Who really rules Iran today? Are the men in official positions merely puppets activated by hidden hands? How are decisions made in a system that appears so chaotic at first glance? Is the current political structure doomed to conflict? These are some of the questions that Amir Taheri addresses in this riveting and timely book. An anatomy of one of... more...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2010; US$ 74.65
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...