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The Resource A history of Iran : empire of the mind, Michael Axworthy

A history of Iran : empire of the mind, Michael Axworthy

Label
A history of Iran : empire of the mind
Title
A history of Iran
Title remainder
empire of the mind
Statement of responsibility
Michael Axworthy
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the influence of Iran's history, both religious and political, on the Iranian national identity and discusses the role of literary, religious, intellectual, and cultural movements of the past on Iranian civilization today
Cataloging source
ICY
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS272
LC item number
.A94 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A history of Iran : empire of the mind, Michael Axworthy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-331) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins : Zoroaster, the Achaemenids, and the Greeks -- The Iranian revival : Parthians and Sassanids -- Islam and invasions : the Arabs, Turks and Mongols--the Iranian reconquest of Islam, the Sufis, and the poets -- Shiʻism and the Safavids -- The fall of the Safavids, Nader Shah, the eighteenth-century interregnum, and the early years of the Qajar dynasty -- The crisis of the Qajar monarchy, the revolution of 1905-1911, and the accession of the Pahlavi dynasty -- The Pahlavis and the revolution of 1979 -- Iran since the revolution : Islamic revival, war, and confrontation -- From Khatami to Ahmadinejad, and the Iranian predicament
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Pbk. ed.
Extent
xvii, 349 p.
Isbn
9780465019205
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn540939030
  • (OCoLC)ocn719980285
Label
A history of Iran : empire of the mind, Michael Axworthy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-331) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins : Zoroaster, the Achaemenids, and the Greeks -- The Iranian revival : Parthians and Sassanids -- Islam and invasions : the Arabs, Turks and Mongols--the Iranian reconquest of Islam, the Sufis, and the poets -- Shiʻism and the Safavids -- The fall of the Safavids, Nader Shah, the eighteenth-century interregnum, and the early years of the Qajar dynasty -- The crisis of the Qajar monarchy, the revolution of 1905-1911, and the accession of the Pahlavi dynasty -- The Pahlavis and the revolution of 1979 -- Iran since the revolution : Islamic revival, war, and confrontation -- From Khatami to Ahmadinejad, and the Iranian predicament
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Pbk. ed.
Extent
xvii, 349 p.
Isbn
9780465019205
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn540939030
  • (OCoLC)ocn719980285

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
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