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Iran in world history

Author: Richard C Foltz
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2016] ©2016
Series: New Oxford world history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Home of one of the world's most ancient and enduring civilizations, Iran has been at the nexus of world history for the past three thousand years. Situated at the crossroads between East and West, it has been marked by its encounters with other cultures and has influenced them with its own. From paradise gardens and Persian carpets to the mystical poetry of Rumi and Hafez, Iran's contributions have earned it a place  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Foltz, Richard, 1961-
Iran in world history
(DLC) 2015006891
(OCoLC)909326288
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard C Foltz
ISBN: 9780199335510 0199335516
OCLC Number: 922529141
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 151 pages) : illustrations
Contents: A convergence of land and language (3500-550 BCE) --
Iran and the Greeks (550-247 BCE) --
Parthians, Sasanian and Sogdians (247 BCE-651 CE) --
The Iranization of Islam (651-1027) --
The Turks: empire-builders and champions of Persian culture (1027-1722) --
Under Europe's shadow (1722-1925) --
Modernization and dictatorship: the Pahlavi years (1925-79) --
The Islamic republic of Iran (1979-present).
Series Title: New Oxford world history.
Responsibility: Richard Foltz.

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One of the world's most ancient and enduring civilizations, Iran has long played a central role in human events and continues to do so today. This book traces Iran's long history, as well as its  Read more...

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Any reader looking for a concise, yet all-inclusive history of Iran, or the development and interactions of world civilizations in general would enjoy Foltz's new book. * The Middle East Journal * it Read more...

 
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