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The History Of Iran / Edition 1

The History Of Iran / Edition 1

by Elton L. Daniel


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ISBN-13: 9780313307317
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/30/2000
Series: The Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)
Lexile: 1460L (what's this?)

About the Author

ELTON L. DANIEL is Professor of History at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and serves as Associate Editor of the Encyclopedia Iranica at Columbia University. He has conducted research in Iran, Turkey, Syria, Egypt, France and the United Kingdom and has traveled extensively throughout the Middle East. He has published books and articles on the history of early Islamic Iran, 19th-century Persian travel literature, and a revised translation of Ghazzali's Alchemy of Happiness.

Table of Contents

Series Forewordvii
Timeline of Historical Eventsxiii
1The Land and People of Iran1
2Ancient Iran21
3From the Parthians to the Mongols51
4Early Modern Iran81
5From the Zand to the Qajars97
6The Forging of the Nation-State115
7Mohammad-Reza Shah143
8Khomeini and the Islamic Revolution175
9The Khomeini Era197
10The Era of Reconstruction219
11Contemporary Iran239
Notable People in the History of Iran263
Bibliographic Essay275

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