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Iran - 05 edition

Iran - 05 edition

ISBN13: 9780471741510

ISBN10: 0471741515

Iran by Wiley - ISBN 9780471741510
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
International: No
Iran by Wiley - ISBN 9780471741510

ISBN13: 9780471741510

ISBN10: 0471741515

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 05

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A beginner's guide to Iran, from the U.S. based Encyclopedia Britannica, this text presents a balanced, sophisticated examination of the country's social, cultural and political landscape, past and present.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Note to the Reader
Introduction by Stephen Kinzer
Afghanistan: "Operation Enduring Freedom"
Ahmadinejad, Mahmoud
Armed Forces
"Axis of Evil"
A Closer Look: Bush, Iraq, and the World, by Strobe Talbott
The Constitutional Revolution
Cyrus the Great
Darius I
Dynastic History
Ebadi, Shirin
Farsi and Other Languages
Iran-Contra Affair
Iran Hostage Crisis
Iran-Iraq War
Iraq: "Operation Iraqi Freedom"
A Closer Look: Warfare in the 21st Century, by Peter Saracino
Islamic Revolution
The Islamic World
Judicial System
Khamenei, (Ayatollah) Ali
Khatami, Mohammad
Khomeini, (Ayatollah) Ruhollah
Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi
Mosaddeq, Mohammad
Political System
Rafsanjani, Ali Akbar Hashemi
The Revolutionary Guards
Reza Shah Pahlavi
Shah 'Abbas I
Shah Isma'il
The United Nations
A Closer Look: The UN Security Council, Edward C
Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
The White Revolution (1963)
World Heritage Sites
Xerxes I

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