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  • Persepolisby Alireza Shabazi

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 42.91

    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...

  • Pulverfass Iranby Kamran Safiarian

    Herder Verlag 2011; US$ 9.53

    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...

  • 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...

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

    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...

  • 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...

  • Iranian Foreign Policy during Ahmadinejadby Maaike Warnaar

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 105.00

    Written for scholars and practitioners puzzled by Iran's foreign policy choices, this book argues that Iran's foreign policy behavior is best understood in the context of the regime's foreign policy ideology, which is rooted in a conception of Iran as a nation changed by the 1979 Revolution and an example to other nations in a changing world. more...

  • Die Partherby Uwe Ellerbrock; Sylvia Winkelmann

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 68.68

    Das Partherreich bestand fast 500 Jahre und erstreckte sich zu Zeiten seiner größten Ausdehnung vom heutigen Syrien bis nach Indien und vom Kaspischen Meer bis zum Golf von Persien. Uwe Ellerbrock und Sylvia Winkelmann vermitteln in dieser einzigen Darstellung des Partherreiches einen umfassenden Überblick über seine geschichtliche und kulturelle Entwicklung.... more...

  • Frontier Fictionsby Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 33.95

    In Frontier Fictions , Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet looks at the efforts of Iranians to defend, if not expand, their borders in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and explores how their conceptions of national geography influenced cultural and political change. The "frontier fictions," or the ways in which the Iranians viewed their often fluctuating... more...

  • Iran's Foreign Policyby Anoushiravan Ehteshami

    Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2008; US$ 14.57

    This timely collection of papers by leading academics and prominent government officials sheds new light on the foreign policy of Iran under President Khatami and into the period of President Ahmadinejad. The topics covered include the influence of the Iranian constitution on its foreign policy, Iran's relations with the United States, the United... more...

  • The Iranian Revolution Then And Nowby Dariush Zahedi

    Westview Press 2008; US$ 29.99

    In The Iranian Revolution Then and Now , Dariush Zahedi assesses the Islamic Republic's potential for revolution through an in-depth, theoretically informed, comparative analysis of the present with 1979 pre-Revolutionary Iran. Zahedi discusses how the potential for a revolutionary coup is based on two things: the inherent defects and vulnerabilities... more...