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Historical

The history of Iran, which was commonly known until the mid-20th century as Persia in the Western world, is intertwined with the history of a larger region, also to an extent known as Greater Iran, comprising the area from Anatolia, the Bosphorus, and Egypt in the west to the borders of Ancient India and the Syr Darya in the east, and from the Caucasus and the Eurasian Steppe in the north to the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman in the south.

  • Amir Arsalan-e Namdar by Mohammad Ali Naqib Al-Mamalik

    Amir Arsalan-e Namdar by Mohammad Ali Naqib Al-Mamalik

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    Amir Arsalan is an important book in the history of Persian literature, because on the one hand it is the last example of a novel in the traditional Persian style, ie similar to stories like Hossein Kurd Shabestari and Ramzeh Hamzeh, and on the other hand it is one of the first Persian literary texts that have similarities to novels.

    • Book Cover Type: Hardcover
    • Language(s): Persian (Farsi)
    • Persian Title: کتاب امیر ارسلان نامدار اثر محمد علی نقیب الممالک
  • Jafar Shir Ali Nia

    The Illustrated History of Iran & Iraq War Book by Jafar Shir Ali Nia

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    The “The Illustrated History of Iran & Iraq War by Jafar Shir Ali Nia” Has 1000 historical documentary photos, 200 maps and 40 statistical tables and graphs. Also more than 300 sources and 30 interviews have been done with commanders and war officials.

    • Book Cover Type: Hardcover
    • Language(s): Persian (Farsi)
    • Persian Title: کتاب دایره المعارف مصور تاریخ جنگ ایران و عراق اثر جعفر شیرعلی نیا
  • The Case for India Book by Will Durant (Farsi)

    The Case for India Book by Will Durant (Farsi)

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    The book provides a perspective on the state of India around 1930 and the prognosis suffered due to an extended atrocity by Moghul and British rule. The book is a must read for all Indians and also for those who care about world- democracy.

  • Fallen Leaves Book by Will Durant (Farsi Edition)

    Fallen Leaves Book by Will Durant (Farsi Edition)

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    Praised as a “revelatory” book by The Wall Street Journal, this is the last and most personal work of Pulitzer Prize–winning author and historian Will Durant, discovered thirty-two years after his death. The culmination of Will Durant’s sixty-plus years spent researching the philosophies, religions, arts, sciences, and civilizations from across the world, Fallen Leaves is the distilled wisdom of one of the world’s greatest minds, a man with a renowned talent for rendering the insights of the past accessible.

  • Persia in the History of Civilization by Will Durant

    Persia in the History of Civilization by Will Durant

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    The Story of Civilization (1935–1975), by husband and wife Will and Ariel Durant, is an 11-volume set of books covering Western history for the general reader. The series was written over a span of four decades. The first six volumes of The Story of Civilization are credited to Will Durant alone, with Ariel recognized only in the acknowledgements. Beginning with The Age of Reason Begins, Ariel is credited as a co-author. In the preface to the first volume, Durant states his intention to make the series in 5 volumes, although this would not turn out to be the case.

  • Oriental Despotism Book by Karl August Wittfogel

    Oriental Despotism Book by Karl August Wittfogel

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    Argues that totalitarian rule arose in the Orient because of the need to control water, and that communism is an extension of this highly managerial form of government.

  • Escape to Immortality Book by Stefan Zweig

    Escape to Immortality Book by Stefan Zweig

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    Stefan Zweig was one of the world’s most famous writers during the 1920s and 1930s, especially in the U.S., South America, and Europe. He produced novels, plays, biographies, and journalist pieces. Among his most famous works are Beware of Pity, Letter from an Unknown Woman, and Mary, Queen of Scotland and the Isles. He and his second wife committed suicide in 1942.

  • Farmandehi Va Nafarmani Book by Hossein Dehbashi

    Farmandehi Va Nafarmani Book by Hossein Dehbashi

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    This is a collection of more than ten researches from the main characters Pahlavi period. It contains the diary’s of General Abdullah Azarbarin, Hossein Dehbashi and etc.

  • Lenin A Biography Book by Robert Service

    Lenin: A Biography Book by Robert Service

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    Through the prism of Lenin’s career, Service examines events such as the October Revolution and the ideas of Marxism-Leninism, the one-party state, economic modernisation, dictatorship, and the politics of inter-war Europe.

  • Trotsky A Biography Book by Robert Service

    Trotsky: A Biography Book by Robert Service

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    Trotsky evinced a surprisingly glacial and schematic approach to making revolution. Service recounts Trotsky s role in the botched German revolution of 1923; his willingness to subject Europe to a Red Army invasion in the 1920s; and his assumption that peasants could easily be pushed onto collective farms.

  • Tamerlane Conqueror of the Earth by Harold Lamb

    Tamerlane: Conqueror of the Earth by Harold Lamb

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    1928. Illustrated. Lamb was a writer for Adventure magazines and an excellent historical novelist, being considered an expert on the periods he wrote about. Tamerlane is a Westernization of the Persian tale of Tamer Lenk. When the baby was first born, his parents took him to a holy sheik to be blessed. As they arrived, the sheik was reading a section of the Koran with that word, and instantly upon seeing him declared that his name would be Tamuru.

  • Alexander of Macedon Book by Harold Lamb

    Alexander of Macedon Book by Harold Lamb

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    In a breathless tale of the extraordinary Alexander the Great, a master storyteller recreates the high drama which was this infamous demi-god’s life. Here is the handsome young prince who chose books over the beautiful young women and men sent to tempt him; the youthful conqueror who ordered bloody massacres but grew sick with self-loathing afterward; the brilliant general who battled his way into the unknown to learn the mysteries of life; the ascetic who brought his people richness and luxury beyond their wildest dreams; the despot who, in a dozen years, altered the entire thrust of history; the heir to a kingdom no mortal had ever before dared to claim

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