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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00
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...
- 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
Provocatively written, persuasively researched and conclusively argued, Adib-Moghaddam presents the first comprehensive analysis of international relations in the Gulf from a mutidisciplinary perspective. 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$ 49.95
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 have interacted throughout their long tradition of seafaring. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 44.95
This book examines the history of international relations in the Gulf since the 1820s, focusing on the struggle for control over the islands of the Gulf ? an issue that remains highly contentious today pitting Iran against the Arab world. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 105.00
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...