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Iran and its place among nations

Author: Alidad Mafinezam; Aria Mehrabi
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008.
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"This book takes a bird's-eye view of where Iran has been in the international community, where it is today, and where it may ideally end up in the future. Is Iran an Eastern country, bound by traditions that hinder economic development? Or does it also have some attributes of Western countries, given its history, geographic location, culture, and politics? Among the key insights in this book is the observation that  Read more...
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Mafinezam, Alidad.
Iran and its place among nations.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008
(OCoLC)607666580
Online version:
Mafinezam, Alidad.
Iran and its place among nations.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008
(OCoLC)608027388
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alidad Mafinezam; Aria Mehrabi
ISBN: 9780275999261 0275999262
OCLC Number: 156902360
Description: xv, 141 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Learning from the past --
The legacy of unsustained achievements : a tour of Iran's experience with the twentieth century --
Challenges of the present --
Between East and West : the geopolitics of Iran --
New directions in Iranian foreign policy --
Pathways to development : the search for stable progress --
Prospects for the future --
The culture of development --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Alidad Mafinezam and Aria Mehrabi.
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Sheds light on the history of Iran in the twentieth century and uncovers the domestic and foreign factors that have aided and retarded the country's development in modern times. This book provides  Read more...

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