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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00
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...
- Oxbow Books 2013; US$ 60.00
The fourth millennium BC was a critical period of socio-economic and political transformation in the Iranian Plateau and its surrounding zones. This period witnessed the appearance of the worlds earliest urban centres, hierarchical administrative structures, and writing systems. These developments are indicative of significant changes in socio-political... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
Today?s Iran is rarely out of the headlines. Labelled by George W Bush as a part of his ?axis of evil? and perceived as a real nuclear threat by some, Iran is increasingly seen as an enemy of the West. And yet for many Iran remains shrouded in mystery and incomprehensible to Western analysis. Modern Iran offers a comprehensive analysis and... more...
- Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2007; US$ 14.57
The international relations of the Persian Gulf have long been dominated by power politics. Its unrivalled energy resources have historically made this geopolitical arena a vital national security interest for the United States. Historically, Persian Gulf security became synonymous with the maintenance of the political status quo, but with the onset... more...
- Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 19.99
John Dunn, resembling a hero of fiction rather than a normal man, was one of the most extraordinary characters of 19th century South Africa. In 1852,at the age of 16 he turned his back on the fledgeling colonial settlement of Port Natal and, crossing the Tugela River, headed into Zululand.. King Cetsshwayo recorded his first meeting with Dunn, mentioning... more...