THE IRANIANS

THE IRANIANS. PERSIA, ISLAM AND THE SOUL OF A NATION

Editorial:
PLUME
Materia
Historia y Geografía
ISBN:
978-0-452-27563-8
Páginas:
442
Encuadernación:
Rústica
Disponibilidad:
Entrega 3-6 semanas. Precio puede variar

The Iranians explores Iran in the context of its old and complex culture, for throughout its history Iran has struggled with two warring identities-one evolving from the values, social organization, and arts of ancient Persia, the other from Islam. By examining the relationship between these two identities, The Iranians explains how the revolution of 1979 came about, why the Islamic Republic has failed, and how Iran today is on the brink of chaos. In this defining portrait of a troubled nation and the forces that shape it, Iranian history and religion become accessible to the nonspecialist. Combining impeccable scholarship with the human insight of firsthand observations, The Iranians provides vital understanding of this unique and pivotal nation.