The Resource Iran : what everyone needs to know, Michael Axworthy

Iran : what everyone needs to know, Michael Axworthy

Label
Iran : what everyone needs to know
Title
Iran
Title remainder
what everyone needs to know
Statement of responsibility
Michael Axworthy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Since the beginning of recorded history, Iran/Persia has been one of the most important world civilizations. Iran remains a distinct civilization today despite its status as a major Islamic state with broad regional influence and its deep integration into the global economy through its vast energy reserves. Yet the close attention paid to Iran in recent decades stems from the impact of the 1979 revolution, which unleashed ideological shock waves throughout the Middle East that reverberate to this day. Many observers look at Iran through the prism of the Islamic Republic's adversarial relationship with the US, Israel, and Sunni nations in its region, yet as Michael Axworthy shows in Iran: What Everyone Needs to Know, there is much more to contemporary Iran than its fraught foreign relations. He begins with a concise account of Iranian history from ancient times to the late twentieth century and then follows that with sharp summaries of the key events since the1979 revolution. The final section of the book focuses on Iran today--its culture, economy, politics, and people--and assesses the challenges that the nation will face in coming years. Iran will be an essential overview of a complex and important nation that has occupied world headlines for nearly four decades"--Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
DGU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Axworthy, Michael
Dewey number
955
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS272
LC item number
.A945 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
What everyone needs to know
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Iran
  • Iran
  • Civilization
  • Iran
  • HISTORY / Middle East / Iran
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Middle Eastern
Label
Iran : what everyone needs to know, Michael Axworthy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Ancient and Islamic Iran -- The Safavids and the impact of the west (1500-1921) -- The Pahlavis -- The revolution of 1979 -- The Iran-Iraq war (1980-88), Rafsanjani, Khatami, reconstruction and reform -- Ahmadinejad, Rouhani and Iran now
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 210 pages
Isbn
9780190232955
Lccn
2016034530
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40026720896
System control number
  • (OCoLC)957656191
  • (OCoLC)ocn957656191
Label
Iran : what everyone needs to know, Michael Axworthy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Ancient and Islamic Iran -- The Safavids and the impact of the west (1500-1921) -- The Pahlavis -- The revolution of 1979 -- The Iran-Iraq war (1980-88), Rafsanjani, Khatami, reconstruction and reform -- Ahmadinejad, Rouhani and Iran now
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 210 pages
Isbn
9780190232955
Lccn
2016034530
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40026720896
System control number
  • (OCoLC)957656191
  • (OCoLC)ocn957656191

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