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Routledge Library Editions: Iran

Routledge Library Editions: Iran re-issues 37 volumes originally published between 1902 and 1991. Together they provide a comprehensive view of the culture, history, politics and sociology of this strategically important nation.

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  1. Iraq and Iran (RLE Iran A)

    By Jasim M Abdulghani

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    Behind the Iran-Iraq war rests a history of conflict stretching back to the Ottoman Turks and the Persians. This book examines the deep-seated and complex factors involved in the rivalry between these two nations. It focuses particularly on the period between 1969 and 1984, a time that saw both the...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Iran-Iraq War (RLE Iran A)

    By M. S. EL-Azhary

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    The Iran-Iraq war broke out in September 1980. It brought death and suffering to hundreds of thousands of people on both sides and devastated the economies of both countries. It also increased international tensions by precipitating new alliances and rearrangement of forces in the already turbulent...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Modern Iran (RLE Iran A)

    By L P Elwell-Sutton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    This volume shows the progress and achievements of Iran up to the 1940s within the setting of her ancient history and her strategic position in the world today. The author discusses Iran’s vital position as the dividing line between the East and the West and how Iran drew from and contributed...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Persia (RLE Iran A)

    By Richard Frye

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    This volume is a fascinating portrait of a part of the world uneasily balanced between many loyalties – East and West, European and Arabic. The coronation of the Shah in 1967 marked the end of the need for foreign aid, and Iran emerged from her struggles to become the leading nation in the Middle...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Epic of the Kings (RLE Iran B)

    Shah-Nama the national epic of Persia

    By Ferdowsi

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    ‘Among the many national poets of historical Persia, Ferdowsi is perhaps the greatest...In this superb translation of the epic, the Western reader would not fail to discern clear equivalents of chapters in Genesis, The Odyssey, Paradise Lost or the Canterbury Tales.’ Islamic ReviewThe Shah-nama is...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Javid-Nama (RLE Iran B)

    By Muhammad Iqbal

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    Sir Muhammad Iqbal (1873-1938) was not only amongst the leading political figures of his time, but regarded by many as the spiritual father of Pakistan and a great champion of the reform movement of modern Islam. He was also a poet, in both Urdu and Persian. The recurrent theme of his poems is the...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Persian Language (RLE Iran B)

    By Reuben Levy

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    This book describes the structure of modern Persia, showing the methods by which it conveys meaning in sentences and connected passages and illustrating its special characteristics. As an introduction there is a brief account of Persia, its inhabitants, their occupations and beliefs; some attempt...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Ibn Yamin (RLE Iran B)

    100 Short Poems The Persian Text With Paraphrase

    By E. H. Rodwell

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    This volume gives a brief outline of the life of Ibn Yamin (who died in 1367), based on the biography of Rashid-i-Yásimi and the background of his writing at a time when the Sultans of Khurásán at a time when they were constantly at war with one another. This version of the Qita’s was collated from...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Christians in Persia (RLE Iran C)

    Assyrians, Armenians, Roman Catholics and Protestants

    By Robin Waterfield

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    When it was originally published this book broke new ground in presenting one continuous narrative of the history of Christians in Persia from the second century A.D to the 1970s. The material gathered here was previously only to be found in obscure books, manuscripts and foreign periodicals....

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Iran (RLE Iran D)

    The Illusion of Power

    By Robert Graham

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    The sudden increase of oil prices in 1973 meant that the foreign revenues of Iran quadrupled in just over two months. As the first OPEC member to begin disbursing this extra revenue on a significant scale, Iran offers the first complete example of the social, economic and political problems this...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

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