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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00
Behind the Iran-Iraq war rests a history of conflict stretching back to the Ottoman Turks and the Persians. 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... more...
- New Press, The 2013; US$ 26.95
In August 1953, the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency orchestrated the swift overthrow of Iran?s democratically elected leader and installed Muhammad Reza Shah Pahlavi in his place. Over the next twenty-six years, the United States backed the unpopular, authoritarian shah and his secret police; in exchange, it reaped a share of Iran?s oil wealth and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
Adib-Moghaddam examines the causes and consequences of conflict in one of the most important regions of the world. Bridging the gap between critical theories of international relations and the empirical study of the Gulf area, this book expands on the many ideologies, cultural inventions and ideational constructs that have affected relations in the... more...
- University of California Press 2009; US$ 41.95
This epic biography, a gripping insider's account, is a long-overdue chronicle of the life and times of Mohammad Reza Shah, who ruled from 1941 to 1979 as the last Iranian monarch. Gholam Reza Afkhami uses his unparalleled access to a large number of individuals?including high-ranking figures in the shah's regime, members of his family, and members... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This book is a study of the seafaring communities of the Arabian Gulf and Oman in the past 150 years. It analyses the significance of the dhow and how coastal communities interacted throughout their long tradition of seafaring. In addition to archival material, the work is based on extensive field research in which the voices of seamen were recorded... more...
- Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.77
En este libro Samper, hombre de letras de Colombia, relata sus viajes, en pleno siglo XIX, por España, Gran Bretaña, Francia, Suiza y Alemania. Biographische Informationen José María Samper Agudelo (1828-1888) (Colombia. Honda, 31 de marzo de 1828-Anapoima, Cundinamarca, julio 22 de 1888). Participó en la vida política, económica y social... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 48.95
The position of the Persian Gulf as the main highway between East and West has long given this region special significance both within the Middle East and in global affairs more generally. This book examines the history of international relations in the Gulf since the 1820s as great powers such as Britain and the US, and regional powers such as Iran... more...