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  • Shi‘ism and the Democratisation Process in Iranby Ibrahim Moussawi

    Saqi 2012; US$ 41.99

    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...

  • Persepolisby Ali Mousavi

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00

    Persepolis: Discovery and Afterlife of a World Wonder presents the first full study of the history of archaeological exploration at Persepolis after its destruction in 330 BC. Based in part on archival evidence, anecdotal information, and unpublished documents, this book describes in detail the history of archaeological exploration,... more...

  • Irans Erbeby

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2012; US$ 68.68

    Der Iran hat viele Gesichter: von den großen Salzwüsten bis zum türkis schimmernden Meer, von jahrtausendealten Tempelanlagen bis zum Häusermeer der Großstädte. Dieser Bildband zeigt faszinierende Bilder von vergangenen und gegenwärtigen Kulturen. more...

  • Navigating Contemporary Iranby Eric Hooglund; Leif Stenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This detailed examination of contemporary Iran addresses the most important current social, political, and economic issues facing the nation and the way it is perceived by the outside world. The volume brings together some of the most important scholars and researchers in the field, working in such diverse disciplines as anthropology, economics, history,... more...

  • A State of Fearby Dr. Reza Ghaffari

    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...

  • The African Diaspora in Asian Trade Routes and Cultural Memoriesby Shihan de Silva Jayasuriya

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 149.95

    This book contributes to the building of a more comprehensive narrative of global African migration. This book contains four black and white photographs. more...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 36.99

    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...