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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. The Left in Contemporary Iran (RLE Iran D)

    By Sepehr Zabir

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    This book examines the structure and ideology of all the main leftist groups in Iran. It considers their role in the Revolution, and analyses their relations with Khomeini and his colleagues. It also explains why the majority of the leftist organisations had defected from the Islamic regime by the...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  2. RLE: Iran

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    Routledge Library Editions: Iran will re-issue works originally published between 1890 and 2005. As well as looking at the (often turbulent) history and politics of this key power in the Middle East, the set includes works of literature and literary criticism by both Persian and Western...

    Published February 25th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Persia and the Victorians (RLE Iran A)

    By Marzieh Gail

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    The impact of Persian life and literature upon Victorian England was tremendous. It found its public demonstration in the visit of the Shah, but the number of men of letters who turned to the Persian classics for inspiration were as numerous as they were great: William Jones, Charles Murray, Edward...

    Published February 25th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Studies in Ancient Persian History (RLE Iran A)

    By P. Kershasp

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    This volume lays the foundation of a “correct” view of ancient Persian history, which, in the author’s opinion, had hitherto been approached from a “biased standpoint.” It presents a survey of ancient and modern historians such as Gibbon, Malcolm and Rawlinson and critiques their work – either for...

    Published February 25th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Struggle for Persia (RLE Iran A)

    By Donald Stuart

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    This volume is an account of the journey the author made between Eastern Russia (via Tabriz) to Teheran at the turn of the twentieth century. This is not just a travelogue, however, but a lament for the loss of British “prestige” and power in the region to Russia....

    Published February 25th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Persia and its People (RLE Iran A)

    By Ella C Sykes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    This volume gives a popular description of Iran and was the result of the author’s extensive travelling in the country and close knowledge of its people and customs over a period of 3 years at the turn of the nineteenth century....

    Published February 25th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Persian Gulf (RLE Iran A)

    By Arnold Wilson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    This volume records the history of the Persian Gulf from the very earliest records until the 1920s. It records the rise and fall of ancient Empires and discusses the rule of Turks and Arabs. It chronicles the Western maritime nations – the Portuguese, Dutch, French and British – outstrip one...

    Published February 25th 2011 by Routledge

  8. A Persian Anthology (RLE Iran B)

    Being Translations from the Persian

    By Edward Granville Browne

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    This volume contains thirty-five translations of Persian poetry, arranged in five groups as well as two examples of prose translations from Arabic, which offer examples of ‘rhymed prose’ of which the earliest examples are to be found in the Koran. To help the reader, a substantial introduction on...

    Published February 25th 2011 by Routledge

  9. In Search of Omar Khayyam (RLE Iran B)

    By Ali Dashti

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    Khayyam has been the subject of speculation on the part of literary critics ever since Edward Fitzgerald published his own version of the Rubaiyat in 1859. This edition represented the first opportunity to study in English the work of Khayyam by a Persian scholar. There is no conclusive evidence to...

    Published February 25th 2011 by Routledge

  10. A Concise Dictionary of the Persian Language(RLE Iran B)

    By E H Palmer

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Iran

    The aim of this dictionary was to provide reference of all the words in use in colloquial Persian, particularly for beginners. Especially for the candidates in the Indian Civil Service, all the words in the Gulistán and other prescribed text-books were also included....

    Published February 25th 2011 by Routledge

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