The History of Iran

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Edition: 2nd
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 2012-01-16
Publisher(s): Greenwood Pub Group
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Summary

Iran, also known as Persia, has over 2,500 years of history. It is one of the world's first truly multicultural empires, and modern-day Iran is based upon one of the world's oldest continuous civilizations. Today, Iran is populated by over 74 million residents, and 10 percent of the world's oil reserves are within its borders.

Table of Contents

Series Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. xi
Timeline of Historical Eventsp. xiii
The Land and People of Iranp. 1
Ancient Iranp. 23
From the Parthians to the Mongolsp. 53
Early Modern Iranp. 83
From the Zand to the Qajarsp. 99
The Forging of the Nation-Statep. 117
Mohammad-Reza Shahp. 145
Khomeini and the Islamic Revolutionp. 177
The Khomeini Erap. 199
Reconstruction and Reformp. 219
Iran in the Twenty-first Centuryp. 253
Notable People in the History of Iranp. 297
Bibliographic Essayp. 301
Indexp. 311
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