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Historical dictionary of Iran

Author: John H Lorentz; Thomson Gale (Firm)
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2007.
Series: Historical dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East, no. 62.; Gale virtual reference library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Provides an overview of specific events, movements, people, political and social groups, places, trends, and chronology. Allows for considerable exploration of a number of historical and contemporary topics and issues. The modern period, defined as 1800-present, is covered extensively.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lorentz, John H. (John Henry), 1940-
Historical dictionary of Iran.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006028034
(OCoLC)71146446
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John H Lorentz; Thomson Gale (Firm)
ISBN: 9780810859364 081085936X 9780810853300 0810853302
OCLC Number: 433313773
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: List of figures and tables --
Editor's foreword --
Jon Woronoff --
Preface --
Acknowledgements --
Reader's notes --
Acronyms and abbreviations --
Chronology --
Introduction --
Map --
The dictionary --
Appendix A: Basic facts --
Appendix B: Provinces: area and populations --
Appendix C: Principal towns and populations --
Appendix D: Text of UN Security Council Resolution 598 --
Appendix E: Iranian Statesmen: 1787-2005 --
Appendix F: Iranian government structure --
Appendix G: Institutional relationships of government --
Bibliography --
Index --
About the author.
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East, no. 62.; Gale virtual reference library.
Responsibility: John H. Lorentz.

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Provides an overview of specific events, movements, people, political and social groups, places, trends, and chronology. Allows for considerable exploration of a number of historical and contemporary topics and issues. The modern period, defined as 1800-present, is covered extensively.

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...students of the Middle East and of the US's Middle East policy will find this dictionary an indispensable supplement to their studies...Highly recommended. CHOICE, June 2007 ...highly recommended Read more...

 
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