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Iran today : an encyclopedia of life in the Islamic Republic

Author: Mehran Kamrava; Manochehr Dorraj
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Scholars of political and other social sciences, many of them Iranians at US universities, explore aspects of daily life in Iran since the 1978-79 revolution that overthrew the US-installed dictator. The articles, with bylines and suggestions for further reading, look at people, industries, arts, politics, the economy, and other matters. Among specific topics are armed and security forces, Nobel Laureate law scholar  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Encyclopedias
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Iran today.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008
(OCoLC)745176667
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mehran Kamrava; Manochehr Dorraj
ISBN: 9780313341618 0313341613 9780313341625 0313341621 9780313341632 031334163X
OCLC Number: 226357715
Description: 2 volumes (xxiv, 543 pages) : illustrations, map ; 27 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-K --
v. 2. L-Z.
Responsibility: edited by Mehran Kamrava and Manochehr Dorraj.
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Heir to a long history and a great culture and civilization, Iran embodies a rich, complex, and diverse mosaic that defines its national identity. This book offers an insight into the history,  Read more...

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