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  • Creating the Arabian Gulfby Paul J. Rich

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 41.99

    Whether called 'Arabian' or 'Persian,' the Gulf is one of the most politically important regions of the world, and its history is necessary in understanding the contemporary Middle East. Paul Rich draws on previously closed archives to document the actual heritage of the area and dispel the myths, showing that the influences of Britain and India are... more...

  • In the Direction of the Gulfby Mordechai Abir; Aryeh Yodfat

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00

    This text analyzes the USSR's interest in the countries of the Persian Gulf. The book places such interest within the context of the USSR's relations with the Arab world and the complexities of power politics. more...

  • The Gulf Military Balanceby Anthony H. Cordesman; Bryan Gold; Garrett Berntsen

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 57.99

    The United States faces major challenges in dealing with Iran, the threat of terrorism, and the tide of political instability in the Arabian Peninsula. The presence of some of the world?s largest reserves of oil and natural gas, vital shipping lanes, and Shia populations throughout the region have made the peninsula the focal point of US and Iranian... more...

  • Persian Gulf 2013by P. R. Kumaraswamy

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 44.00

    Persian Gulf 2013  looks at the growing relationship between India and the countries of the Persian Gulf region, which has assumed greater importance in the recent years and hence demands greater attention.  The book covers India?s bilateral relations in 2012 with nine Persian Gulf countries, namely, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar,... more...

  • Security Arrangements in the Persian Gulfby Mahboubeh Sadeghinia

    Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2011; US$ 15.99

    The strategic and economic characteristics of the Persian Gulf have made it of critical importance to all the states bordering its coastline, as well as the entire world's economy and political life. Its significant geopolitical situation, in addition to its dominant position as an energy source and gateway for global energy, has caused the Gulf to... more...

  • Conflict and Cooperation in the Gulf Regionby Joseph Kostiner

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 57.69

    The course at hand entitled Cooperation and Conflict in the Gulf Region is part of the module Conflict and Cooperation in International Relations of our B.A. Politics and Organization. Hence its subject is at the core of this module and takes the Persian Gulf region as an example to show how conflicts emerge, int- act and intensify, but also how actors... more...

  • Nishapur Revisitedby Rocco Rante; Annabelle Collinet

    Oxbow Books 2013; US$ 36.38

    Nishapur in eastern Iran was an important Silk Road city, its position providing links to central Asia and China, Afghanistan and India, the Persian Gulf and the west. Despite previous excavations there are many unresolved questions surrounding the site; when was the city founded? Is Nishapur a Sasanian city? Was it founded by the Sasanian king Shapur... more...

  • Society, Politics and Economics in Mazandaran, Iran 1848-1914by Mohammad Ali Kazembeyki

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book is the first major study of provincial history in the Qajar period. Drawing extensively on unpublished Iranian and British documents, it explores the history of Mazandaran, a province in the Caspian region, during 1848-1914, when the province as a part of Iran was exposed to the policies of rival great powers, particularly Tzarist Russia.... more...

  • The United States and Persian Gulf Security, Theby Steven Wright

    Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2007; US$ 15.99

    The international relations of the Persian Gulf have long been dominated by power politics. Its unrivalled energy resources have historically made this geopolitical arena a vital national security interest for the United States. Historically, Persian Gulf security became synonymous with the maintenance of the political status quo, but with the onset... more...

  • Anglo-American Policy toward the Persian Gulf, 1978?1985by Tore Petersen

    Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 59.99

    For many commentators and historians the announcement of the Carter Doctrine signaled the end of the British presence and the final transfer of power to the United States in the Persian Gulf. But on the ground the reality was different. After the announcement of the British leaving the Persian Gulf in 1971, formal positions were replaced by informal... more...