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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. Iran and the International Community (RLE Iran D)

    By Anoush Ehteshami

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    In this book experts examine the main features of Iran’s foreign policy from 1980 – 1990, assessing relations with the UN, the superpowers, Europe, the GCC and Iraq. Although the Islamic revolution made Iran a significant force in the international arena, it is argued that the ending of the Cold...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Tribe and State in Iran and Afghanistan (RLE Iran D)

    By Richard Tapper

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    In 1978 and 1979 revolutions in Afghanistan and Iran marked a shift in the balance of power in South West Asia and the world. Then, as now, the world is once more aware that tribalism is no anachronism in a struggle for political and cultural self-determination. This books provides historical and...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  3. The Soviet Union and the Arabian Peninsula (RLE Iran D)

    By Aryeh Yodfat

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    In the first years of the Soviet regime there was little, if any, Soviet interest in Arabia and the Persian Gulf. Over the last fifty years relations between Russia and this part of the world have become more complex; this book traces their intricate history in a full analysis of Soviet policy...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Soviet Union and Revolutionary Iran (RLE Iran D)

    By Aryeh Yodfat

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    Relations between the USSR and Iran during the period from the overthrow of the Shah and the establishment of the Islamic Republic up to early 1983 are reviewed in this book. It begins with a brief survey of Russian-Persian relations in earlier years, with a focus on the developments that served as...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Persia (RLE Iran A)

    History and Heritage

    Edited by John A Boyle

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    This book traces the history and culture of Persia, one of the world’s oldest civilisations, from pre-history down to the present time. ...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  6. The State and Revolution in Iran (RLE Iran D)

    By Hossein Bashiriyeh

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    This book analyses the distant and proximate causes of the 1978 revolution in Iran as well as the dynamics of power which it set in motion. The volume explains the complex and far-reaching processes which produced the revolution, beginning in the late nineteenth century. In explaining the more...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Agriculture, Poverty and Reform in Iran (RLE Iran D)

    By Mohammad Javad Amad

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    As in many developing countries, the prospects for land reform in Iran seemed promising. It was expected to improve rural poverty and stimulate agricultural development by replacing the traditional landlord-peasant system with more peasant-biased, modern farming. This book assesses the economic...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Divine Songs of Zarathushtra (RLE Iran C)

    By D J Irani

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    Zarathusthtra brought about important religious reform in Iran, giving a definitely moral character and direction to religion whilst at the same time preaching the doctrine of monotheism, which offered an eternal foundation of reality to goodness as an ideal of perfection. This volume provides a...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Music and Song in Persia (RLE Iran B)

    The Art of Avaz

    By Lloyd Miller

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    This book is the first full-length analysis of the theory and practice of Persian singing, demonstrating the centrality of Persian elements in the music of the Islamic Middle Ages, their relevance to both contemporary and traditional Iranian music and their interaction with classical Persian poetry...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Iranian Military in Revolution and War (RLE Iran D)

    By Sepehr Zabir

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    This book is a fascinating critical examination of the characteristics and development of the armed forces in Iran, their role under the Shah and their re-creation in the war against Iraq as the fighting forces of Islam. The author examines the contradictory accounts, including the Shah’s own...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

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