The Resource Iran : a beginner's guide, Homa Katouzian

Iran : a beginner's guide, Homa Katouzian

Label
Iran : a beginner's guide
Title
Iran
Title remainder
a beginner's guide
Statement of responsibility
Homa Katouzian
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As the Western-Iranian impasse continues to dominate international affairs, politicians and the media confidently proclaim Iran the greatest threat to the Western World. But this villainous mask obscures a far more complex identity formed by a vibrant and tumultuous history. Revealing the true face of this troubled country, acclaimed expert Homa Katouzian delves deep into Iran's past, exploring how an ancient civilization at a cross-road of diverse dynasties and religions grew to become an ethnically, linguistically and culturally rich nation still bound by the Persian tradition. Major political events and key figures are brought to life as centuries of authoritarian and arbitrary rule, chaos and revolution are unraveled and analyzed, shedding new light on modern Iran and making this an indispensable resource for understanding the current situation in the Middle East
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Cataloging source
UKMGB
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Katouzian, Homa
Dewey number
955
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS254.5
LC item number
.K386 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Beginner's guides
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Iran
  • Iran
  • Iran
  • Politics and government
  • Iran
  • Politisches System
  • Iran
Label
Iran : a beginner's guide, Homa Katouzian
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 230-231) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Iran: the land and the people -- Ancient Persia -- Medieval Persia -- Dilemma of modernization and the revolution for law -- Iran under the Pahlavis -- 1979 revolution and the Islamic Republic -- Post-Khomeini Iran -- Timeline -- Further reading -- Index
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxii, 248 pages
Isbn
9781780742724
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)829056140
  • (OCoLC)ocn829056140
Label
Iran : a beginner's guide, Homa Katouzian
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 230-231) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Iran: the land and the people -- Ancient Persia -- Medieval Persia -- Dilemma of modernization and the revolution for law -- Iran under the Pahlavis -- 1979 revolution and the Islamic Republic -- Post-Khomeini Iran -- Timeline -- Further reading -- Index
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxii, 248 pages
Isbn
9781780742724
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)829056140
  • (OCoLC)ocn829056140

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