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- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 60.00
The Islamic Republic of Iran faced a favorable strategic environment following the US invasions of Afghanistan in 2001 and Iraq in 2003. Its leadership attempted to exploit this window of opportunity by assertively seeking to expand Iran's interests throughout the Middle East. It fell far short, however, of fulfilling its long-standing ambition of... more...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 75.50
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...
- Herder Verlag 2011; US$ 9.25
Der Iran ist ein facettenreiches und komplexes und bisweilen widersprüchliches und paradoxes Land. Im Iran gibt es immer beide Extreme - Diktatur und Demokratie, Tradition und Moderne, Religiöse Hardliner wie Säkulare, Regimetreue und Demokraten. Vieles erscheint widersprüchlich, der Spagat zwischen Tradition und Moderne bringt zerrissene Persönlichkeiten... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Nishapuri flourished in the 12th century and wrote a succinct history in Persian of the Saljuq Turks, a tribal group from Central Asia who in the 11th century established a vast empire, enduring for some century and a half and bringing about lasting changes to the ethnic composition and the patterns of land utilisation in the northern tier of the Middle... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
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. Dilip Hiro describes the various phases through which the Islamic revolution has passed, gives an incisive account of the first Gulf War, and provides... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Examining Iranian foreign policy, with a focus on the years since 2001, this book analyses the defining feature of Iran?s international and regional posture, its strategic loneliness, and the implications of this for the Islamic Republic?s foreign policy. Iranian Foreign Policy since 2001 offers an in-depth analysis of the key drivers behind... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This is a facsimile of a classic history first published by Macmillan in 1915 and issued in two further editions by Routledge and Kegan Paul. Sir Percy Sykes was an explorer, consul, soldier and a spy who lived and travelled in Persia over a period of twenty-five years. This two-volume collection provides a comprehensive history of Persia from Alexander... more...
- 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...
- 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...