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  • 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...

  • Achaemenid Culture and Local Traditions in Anatolia, Southern Caucasus and Iranby Askold Ivantchik; Vakhtang Licheli

    BRILL 2007; US$ 130.00

    Contains articles concerning relationship between the 'imperial' culture of the Achaemenids and local traditions, including a publication of the unique painting from Tatarli in Western Anatolia and the results of excavations in the Southern Caucasus and Iran. 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...

  • After Khomeiniby Said Amir Arjomand

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 18.99

    For many Americans, Iran is our most dangerous enemy--part of George W. Bush's "axis of evil" even before the appearance of Ahmadinejad. But what is the reality? How did Ahmadinejad rise to power, and how much power does he really have? What are the chances of normalizing relations with Iran? In After Khomeini, Said Amir Arjomand paints... more...

  • After Khomeiniby Anoushiravan Ehteshami

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    For Iran the years since Ayatollah Khomeini's death have been dominated by the need for political consolidation and economic reconstruction. The book assesses the critical dilemmas of the regime both previous to and since the demise of its first spiritual leader. The vital issues of political succession and constitutional reform are addressed, contributing... more...

  • American Ascendance and British Retreat in the Persian Gulf Regionby W. Taylor Fain

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    This book critically examines the origins of American diplomacy in the greater Persian Gulf region, arguing that it was the inability of the United States to contend effectively with the disintegration of British imperial authority in the Gulf that eventually led it to assume its current role in the region. more...

  • Among the Iraniansby Sofia A. Koutlaki

    Nicholas Brealey Publishing 2010; US$ 24.95

    An indispensable practical guide, Among the Iranians offers insight into Iranian dress, etiquette, and food. Koutlaki explains everything readers need to know about culture and customs by sharing lessons she learned as a foreigner living in Tehran. Readers are challenged to dispel previous judgments of Iran and accept Koutlaki?s version of the country—warm,... more...

  • Ancient Iran and Its Neighboursby Cameron A. Petrie

    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 world’s earliest urban centres, hierarchical administrative structures, and writing systems. These developments are indicative of significant changes in socio-political... 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 Annals of the Saljuq Turksby D.S. Richards

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Ibn al-Athir, who died in the 13th century, is one of the most important historians of Islam. His major chronicle, the Kamil fi'l-Ta'rikh , is one of the greatest achievements of Muslim historiography for the range and comprehensiveness of the sources it assembled and for its narrative, covering the whole sweep of Islamic history up to his own lifetime.... more...