By John H. Lorentz
Iran is a rustic with a deep and intricate heritage. Over numerous thousand years, Iran has been the resource of diverse inventive contributions to the non secular and literary global, and the location of many notable manifestations of fabric tradition. The exact position that Iran has come to carry in modern ancient occasions, so much lately as a middle level actor within the unfolding and interconnected drama of globally nuclear hands proliferation and terrorism, is the entire extra cause to discover the characters and character of Iran and Iranians.
The A to Z of Iran is designed to offer the reader a brief and comprehensible review of particular occasions, activities, humans, political and social teams, locations, and developments. via its large chronology, creation, bibliography, appendixes, and greater than double the variety of cross-referenced dictionary entries as within the prior variation, the paintings enables substantial exploration of a few ancient and contemporary...
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Thus, there are 18 entries on individual cities, and several more if one takes into account ancient cities that are now archaeological sites. Full entries on Iranian tribes have been added. As well, an overview entry on women in Iran and 11 separate entries on various women of importance in Iranian history and in contemporary times have been added. New entries written for the second edition of the Historical Dictionary number 146. Most of the entries in the first edition of the Historical Dictionary were retained, though many were either added to or updated.
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The A to Z of Iran by John H. Lorentz