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  • The Making of Modern Iranby Dr Stephanie Cronin

    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...

  • Post-Revolutionary Politics in Iranby David Menashri

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 65.95

    After the Islamic revolution in Iran, revolutionary leaders had to compromise their ideology. The Iranian ship of state continues to drift in search of an equilibrium between revolutionary convictions and the demands of governance, between religion and state, and Islam and the West. more...

  • Anglo-Iranian Relations since 1800by Vanessa Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    With contributions from renowned experts in the field, this book provides an excellent background to the history of Anglo-Iranian relations. Focusing on the political and economic relationship of Britain and issues of strategic sensitivity, the book also illuminates British relations with society and the state and describes the interaction between... more...

  • The A to Z of Iranby John H. Lorentz

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99

    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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    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...

  • The Persian Empireby A. Kuhrt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 71.95

    Bringing together a wide variety of material in many different languages that exists from the substantial body of work left by this large empire, The Persian Empire presents annotated translations, together with introductions to the problems of using it in order to gain an understanding of the history and working os this remarkable political entity.... more...