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  • Persepolisby Alireza Shapur Shahbazi

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 27.61

    Persepolis wurde 520 v. Chr. von Großkönig Darius I. gegründet und entwickelte sich unter den Achämeniden weiter zum Inbegriff altpersischer Kultur und Politik. Die riesigen Palastanlagen, monumentalen Säulen, großfl ächigen Reliefs sowie edlen Materialien wie Gold und schwarzer Marmor prägten jahrhundertelang das Bild der Metropole. Durch die Brandschatzung... more...

  • The Iranian Revolutionby Heather Lehr Wagner

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 35.00

    On January 16, 1979, the shah of Iran left the country he had ruled for more than 37 years. The streets of Tehran, Iran's capital, filled with celebration as the news spread that the hated monarchy had been overthrown. The revolution in Iran, led by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, was sparked by many factors, including a widening gap between the different... more...

  • The History of the Seljuq Turksby Edmund Bosworth

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    During the twelfth century Zahir al-Din Nishapuri wrote a succinct history in Persian of the tribal group the Seljuq Turks. This annotated translation of Nishapuri's Seljuq-nama introduces a new series of translated historical texts. more...

  • Iran under the Ayatollahs (Routledge Revivals)by Dilip Hiro

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1985, this is a comprehensive study of the Middle East's most strategic country, set against the background of the Islamic heritage of Iran and the rise and fall of the Pahlavi dynasty. more...

  • Iranian Foreign Policy Since 2001by Thomas Juneau; Sam Razavi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    This book examines Iranian foreign policy, with a focus on the years since 2001. The first part looks at the underpinnings and key foundations of the Islamic Republic?s external behaviour: the role of power in driving foreign policy, the tension between ideology and pragmatism, the country?s strategic culture and the importance of the nuclear program.... more...

  • Inside the Danger Zoneby Harold Lee Wise

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 36.95

    From the Iraqi attack on the USS Stark to Iranian mine fields to Revolutionary Guard gunboats, the 1987-88 Persian Gulf was a place of shadowy danger for U.S. Navy ships assigned to protect oil tankers during the Iran-Iraq War. A low-profile escort mission quickly became an international test of wills between the United States and Iran. The conflict... more...

  • Days of Revolutionby Mary Hegland

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 27.95

    Outside of Shiraz in the Fars Province of southwestern Iran lies "Aliabad." Mary Hegland arrived in this then-small agricultural village of several thousand people in the summer of 1978, unaware of the momentous changes that would sweep this town and this country in the months ahead. She became the only American researcher to witness the Islamic Revolution... more...

  • A History Of Persia (Volume 1)by Sir Percy Sykes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    The History of Persia is a complete chronicle of Persia and the surrounding lands from the dawn of history to the twentieth century, making this standard work still very useful for students and reference libraries. more...

  • Turkish-Iranian Relations in a Changing Middle Eastby F. Stephen Larrabee; Alireza Nader

    RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95

    Turkey and Iran tend to be rivals rather than close partners, despite sharing certain economic and security interests. For instance, Turkey supports the opposition in Syria, while Iran supports the regime. Turkey is further concerned about a possible nuclear arms race in the Middle East. U.S. and Turkish interests in the region closely overlap, but... more...

  • The Just Cause in the Iraq Warby Ryuho Okawa

    IRH Press Co., Ltd 2013; US$ 14.95

    The Just Cause in the Iraq War: Did Saddam Hussein Possess Weapons of Mass Destruction? tackles one of the most controversial and pertinent issues in international politics today. Is President Obama correct that the Iraq War was an unjust war, as he claimed during the 2012 presidential race? Did Saddam Hussein truly have no weapons of mass destruction,... more...