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The Resource Iran : the essential guide to a country on the brink, Encyclopaedia Britannica

Iran : the essential guide to a country on the brink, Encyclopaedia Britannica

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Iran : the essential guide to a country on the brink
Title
Iran
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the essential guide to a country on the brink
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Encyclopaedia Britannica
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Language
eng
Summary
"The first in a major new series from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Iran presents a balanced, sophisticated examination of Iran's social, cultural, and political landscape, past and present. From the constitutional revolution to the hostage crisis to weapons of mass destruction, this thorough guide provides the necessary background to comprehend all the important, ongoing issues surrounding this enigmatic country. Every concise entry - from Afghanistan and Ayatollah Khomeini to Shari'ah law and the Shah - promotes the deeper understanding of issues and events that only Encyclopaedia Britannica can provide."--BOOK JACKET
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Presents a history of the Islamic Middle Eastern country and provides background and analysis on such twentieth-century crises as the Iran-Contra Affair, the Iran Hostage Crisis, the Iran-Iraq War, and the 2003 invasion of Iraq
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173403
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Encyclopaedia Britannica
Dewey number
955
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc
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An Encyclopaedia Britannica book
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Iran
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adult
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the essential guide to a country on the brink
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Iran : the essential guide to a country on the brink, Encyclopaedia Britannica
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Publication
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Formerly CIP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Foreword by Stephen Kinzer -- Abbas I -- Afghanistan : "Operation Enduring Freedom" -- Armed forces -- "Axis of evil" -- A closer look : Bush, Iraq, and the world by Strobe Talbott -- Clerics -- The constitutional revolution -- Culture -- Cyrus the great -- Darius -- Dynastic history -- Ebadi, Shirin -- Economy -- Farsi and other languages -- Flag -- Iran-Contra Affair -- Iran hostage crisis -- Iran-Iraq war -- Islamic revolution -- The Islamic world -- IsmaЩl I -- Judicial system -- Khamenei, (Ayatollah) Ali -- Khatami, Mohammad -- Khomeini, (Ayatollah) Ruhollah -- Kurds -- Land -- Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi -- Mosaddeq, Mohammad -- Oil -- "Operation Iraqi Freedom" -- A closer look : warfare in the 21st century, by Peter Saracino -- People -- Persia -- Political system -- Rafsanjani, Ali Akbar Hashemi -- Reforms -- The revolutionary guards -- Reza Shah Pahlavi -- Schools -- ShariСh -- ShiЩtes -- Sunni -- Tehran -- The United Nations -- A closer look : the UN Security Council, Edward C. Luck -- Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) -- The white revolution -- World heritage sites -- Xerxes I
Control code
000027552888
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 226 p.
Isbn
9780471741510
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
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ill.
Label
Iran : the essential guide to a country on the brink, Encyclopaedia Britannica
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Foreword by Stephen Kinzer -- Abbas I -- Afghanistan : "Operation Enduring Freedom" -- Armed forces -- "Axis of evil" -- A closer look : Bush, Iraq, and the world by Strobe Talbott -- Clerics -- The constitutional revolution -- Culture -- Cyrus the great -- Darius -- Dynastic history -- Ebadi, Shirin -- Economy -- Farsi and other languages -- Flag -- Iran-Contra Affair -- Iran hostage crisis -- Iran-Iraq war -- Islamic revolution -- The Islamic world -- IsmaЩl I -- Judicial system -- Khamenei, (Ayatollah) Ali -- Khatami, Mohammad -- Khomeini, (Ayatollah) Ruhollah -- Kurds -- Land -- Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi -- Mosaddeq, Mohammad -- Oil -- "Operation Iraqi Freedom" -- A closer look : warfare in the 21st century, by Peter Saracino -- People -- Persia -- Political system -- Rafsanjani, Ali Akbar Hashemi -- Reforms -- The revolutionary guards -- Reza Shah Pahlavi -- Schools -- ShariСh -- ShiЩtes -- Sunni -- Tehran -- The United Nations -- A closer look : the UN Security Council, Edward C. Luck -- Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) -- The white revolution -- World heritage sites -- Xerxes I
Control code
000027552888
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 226 p.
Isbn
9780471741510
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.

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