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Iran: A Modern History - Abbas Amanat

Iran: A Modern History

Iran: A Modern History

3.6129032258064515 31 5 Author: Abbas Amanat Narrator: Derek Perkins
As audiobook.
This history of modern Iran is not a survey in the conventional sense but an ambitious exploration of the story of a nation. It offers a revealing look at how events, people, and institutions are shaped by currents that sometimes reach back hundreds of years. The book covers the complex history of the diverse societies and economies of Iran against the background of dynastic changes, revolutions, civil wars, foreign occupation, and the rise of the Islamic Republic. Abbas Amanat combines chronological and thematic approaches, exploring events with lasting implications for modern Iran and the world. Drawing on diverse historical scholarship and emphasizing the twentieth century, he addresses debates about Iran's culture and politics. Political history is the driving narrative force, given impetus by Amanat's decades of research and study. He layers the book with discussions of literature, music, and the arts; ideology and religion; economy and society; and cultural identity and heritage.
Language: English Category: History Translator:

More information about the audiobook:

Publisher: Tantor Audio
Published: 2018-08-07
Length: 41H 53Min
ISBN: 9781977379726
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