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Immortal : a military history of Iran and its armed forces

Author: Steven R Ward; Georgetown University. Center for Peace and Security Studies.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Immortal is the only single-volume English-language survey of Iran's military history.
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ward, Steven R.
Immortal.
Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008031770
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven R Ward; Georgetown University. Center for Peace and Security Studies.
ISBN: 9781589015883 1589015886 9781589015876 1589015878
OCLC Number: 646811483
Awards: Winner of Book Jacket and Journal Show Award 6 (United States)
Winner of International History and Politics Section: Robert Jervis and Paul Schroeder Best Book Award 6 (United States)
Winner of PROSE Award in History (United States).
Winner of International History and Politics Section: Robert Jervis and Paul Schroeder Best Book Award (United States).
Winner of Washington Institute Book Prize (United States).
Winner of International Security Studies Section Best Book Award (United States).
Winner of PROSE Award for History (United States).
Winner of PROSE Award in History 6 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 380 pages) : maps, plans
Contents: Heritage of greatness, legacy of loss --
Powerful predecessors: the Safavids and Nader Shah --
Laughingstock: the Qajar military --
Nationalism unleashed: from revolution to the Great War --
Two paths: the birth of the modern Iranian armed forces --
Sidelined: the world at war in Iran --
Cold War pillar: the rise of the Imperial Armed Forces --
Old guard, new guard: Iran's armed forces in the Islamic Revolution --
Horrible sacrifice: the Iran-Iraq War --
Despise not your enemy: Iran's armed forces in the twenty-first century.
Responsibility: Steven R. Ward.

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An English-language survey of Iran's military history. It shows that Iran's soldiers, from the famed "Immortals" of ancient Persia to today's Revolutionary Guard, have demonstrated through the  Read more...

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