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Category: All Categories: History: Asia: Iran (Persia)
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1.
Baluch, Muhammad Sardar Khan  
History of Baluch Race and Baluchistan
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Publisher: Khair-un-Nisa, Nisa Traders, Quetta, 1984.
Hardcover. Condition: Fair/None Blue boards illustrated in white and with white titling. Large octavo. Sewn binding tight and square. FFEP stamped in purple Saeed Book Bank with address in Pakistan. Interior otherwise clean and unmarked. Ships from US. BOOK INFO: The Baluchi people, living mainly in Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan, number between 10-15 million worldwide. Perhaps no Country or race equal in size and number to the Baluch territories and race has received so scant attention even to the present day as have Baluchistan and the Baluchi speaking people. (from the preface). Pages: 298

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2.
Bill, James A.  
The Eagle and the Lion, the Tragedy of American-Iranian Relations.

Publisher: New Haven, Yale UP [1988].
xiii, 520 p.; photos, index; 23.5 cm. From 1953 when the CIA engineered a coup, through years with the Shah, the Ayatollahs, the embassy taken hostage, and secret arms sales, it's a story out of fiction. Stock# 31,722. Vg/ paper.

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3.
Draper, Theodore, 1912-2006.  
A Very Thin Line : the Iran-Contra affairs / Theodore Draper.

Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, c1991..
xi, 690 p. : illus. ; index, 24 cm. In order to fund an illegal war in Nicaragua, the Reagan administration conducted sales of arms to Iran. Bibliography (p. 611-612). NEU063. Vg / dj vg. .

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4.
Frye, Richard N.  
The Heritage of Persia

Publisher: Cleveland, World [1963]..
xvii, 301 p., index, 4 maps, plates; (126 illus.) 24.5 cm. A history of Persia through the conquest by Islam in the 10th century. Stock #29,629. Good+/ no dj. Ancient Near Eastern history, culture.

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5.
Gvilava, Otar  
Iranis mt'avrobis c'entralizatoruli politika da momt'abare tomebis problema, XX saukunis 20-iani clebi/ Ot'ar Gvilava; Sak'art' velos SSR mec'nierebat a Akad. G. Ceret'lis sax.

Publisher: Tbilisi: Mec'niereba, 1981.
260 p. In Georgian language and characters with Russian summary (p.229-235). On Iranian politics and history in the 1920's and 30's and the trend towards central control. Stock #25977. Vg/no dj. Iran History Middle East

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6.
Haas, William  
IRAN

Publisher: Columbia University New York 1946.
Second Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Exlibrary with markings. Spine weak and cracked, light water stain at edge of pages ; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 273 pages

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7.
Hoveyda, Fereydoun  
The Fall of the Shah

Publisher: N.Y., Wyndham, 1980.
221 p. 22 cm. An account of the fall of the Shah in 1979 by a former Iranian ambassador to the United Nations. Stock# 31,735. Vg/ dj vg.

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8.
Iran Teachers Association  
Mehregan: An Iranian Journal of Culture and Politics

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Iran Teachers Association, 1999..
389, 5 p., 23 cm.Volume 7, numbers 3 & 4, Fall 1998/ Winter 1999. In Arabic. There is a list of articles with brief biographies of authors in English. Stock# 36,307. Vg/ paper.

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9.
Isfandiyari, Halah (Haleh Esfandiari)  
Reconstructed Lives: Women and Iran's Islamic Revolution

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Woodrow Wilson Center Press; Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press, c1997.
234 p., index, 24 cm. Includes bibliographical references (p.[223]-226). On how women in post-1979 Iran have worked to preserve their identities. Stock#36538 (s-b). Vg/ paper.

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10.
Mehdevi, Anne Sinclair  
PERSIAN ADVENTURE

Publisher: Alfred A Knopf New York NY 1953.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edges bumped, worn and frayed. Spine edges frayed. Black mark on front endpaper. ; 272 pages

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11.
Nweeya, Samuel K.  
Persia, The Land of the Magi; or, The Home of the Wise Man
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Publisher: The John C. Winston Company, 1910 Philadelphia, PA.
Book. Book condition: Fair to Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall "An Historical and Descriptive Account of Persia from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time; with a Detailed View of its People, their Manners, Customs, Matrimony and Home Life, Religion, Education and Literature, the King, his Court, and Forms of Punishment, Including Afghanistan and Beloochistan." Illustrated with black-and-white photographic plates. 352 pages. Book is in FAIR to GOOD condition; some wear to text pages. No dust jacket.

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12.
Rafizadeh, Mansur  
WITNESS From the Shah to the Secret Arms Deal, an Insider's Account of U.S. Involvement in Iran

Publisher: William Morrow New York 1987.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; B&W Photographs; 396 pages

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13.
Ramazani, R. [Rouhollah] K., 1928-  
Revolutionary Iran : challenge and response in the Middle East / R. K. Ramazani.

Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c1986..
xv, 311 p., maps, index, 23 cm. Ramazani provides the first comprehensive assessment of the continuing impact of Iranian foreign policy on the whole of the Middle East. Bibliography: p. 295-302. Neu 0137. Vg / dj vg.

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14.
Rubin, Barry  
Paved With Good Intentions: The American Experience in Iran

Publisher: N.Y., Oxford UP, 1980.
xii, 426p. 21.5 cm. Written while Iran held the U.S. embassy hostage as a consequence of our mistakes. Stock# 32,663. Good+, margins have vertical highlight lines

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15.
Smith, Ronald Bishop  
The First Age Of The Portuguese Embassies, Navigations and Peregrinations in Persia (1507-1524)

Publisher: Potomac, MD, Smith, 1970.
102 p., fold map, 23 cm. History of the early contacts between the eastward sailng Portuguese and the Persians. Stock# 31,731. Vg/ no dj.

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16.
Stevens, Roger  
The Land of the Great Sophy [Persia Iran]

Publisher: London, Methuen, 1971.
xvii, 326 p. illus., maps, 22.5 cm. Second edition; first published, 1961. "Only the English talk about Persia." This book provides "a summary of Persian topography, history, religion and art, followed by a detailed account the the country's ancient cities and monuments." Stock# 30,637. Vg/ dj good, worn at edges.

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17.
Taheri, Amir.  
Nest of Spies, America's Journey to Disaster in Iran.

Publisher: NY, Pantheon [1988]..
3 p.l., 314 p.; photos; 24 cm. Four decades of American policy led to the seizure of our embassy. This shows how the seeds of Islamic revolution were sewn by the Shah's policy (largely with US support). An Iranian journalist, Taheri had access to documents seized at the embassy. Stock # 29,630. VG/ dj vg.

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18.
Wilber, Donald Newton  
Persepolis, The Archaeology of Parsa, Seat of the Persian Kings [by] Donald N. Wilber

Publisher: New York, Thomas Crowell [1969].
xiii, 120 p. illus., map, plan. 24 cm. Bibliography: p. 111-114. "Persepolis, or Parsa, built primarily by Darius I and his son, Xeres I, at the height of the Persian Empire, stands as one of the marvels of the ancient world" Stock# 36,756. Fine/ dj fine.

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19.
Wright, Robin  
IN THE NAME OF GOD The Khomeini Decade
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Publisher: Simon & Schuster New York 1989.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; The author chronicles the first ten years of the Iranian Revolution, employing an unprecedented access to Iran's major figures to outline the nation's importance to the rest of the world.; B&W Photographs; 284 pages

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20.
Yar-Shater, Ehsan, editor  
Iran Faces the Seventies. Foreword by John S. Badeau

Publisher: Praeger [1971].
xx, 391 p., index; typescript. Praeger Special Studies in International Economics & Development. Modern Middle East Series of the Middle East Institute, Columbia University, #4. Includes Lambton, Land Reform & the Rural Cooperative Societies; Issawi, Economy: An Assessment of Performance; Amuzegar, Capital Formation and Development Finance; Farmayan, Politics During the Sixties: A Historical Analysis; Hurewitz, Iran in World and Regional Affairs; Rassekh, Planning for Social Change; Spooner, Religion and Society Today: An Anthropological Perspective; Thaiss, Bazaar as a Case Study of Religion and Social Change; Zonis, Higher Education and Social Change: Problems and Prospects; Baldwin, Iranian 'Brain Drain'; Yar-Shater, Modern Literary Idiom; Banani, Role of the Mass Media; Ettinghausen, Introduction to Modern Persian Painting; Emami, Modern Persian Artists; Zonis, Classical Persian Music Today. Bound in blue cloth covers stamped in blue & silver; covers a bit worn with small stain on front; VG+. Copy of John Gulick with his ink signature & marginal pencil markings; UNC gift bookplate. Stock#26717.

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21.
Znelaze, G.  
Iranis Bibliographia (Istoria) [Russian: Bibliografiia Irana]

Publisher: Tbilisi, Mecniereba, 1981.
364 p., 20 cm. In Cyrillic Russian & Georgian; 2089 entries of books on Iran, in Georgian, Russian and Persian. Stock#33376. Vg/paperback.

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