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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.

  • 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

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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

  • History of England Book by Harold John Schultz

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    Provides a summary and chronological review of English history and social, cultural, economic, political, and constitutional development since the period of the Celts and the Roman conquest

  • The French Revolution Book by Phyllis Corzine

    The French Revolution Book by Phyllis Corzine

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    Describes events leading up to the French Revolution, the Reign of Terror that resulted in massive numbers of executions, and the rise of Napoleon Bonaparte to become France’s military dictator

     

  • A Peace to End All Peace Book by David Fromkin

    A Peace to End All Peace Book by David Fromkin

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    A Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East (also subtitled Creating the Modern Middle East, 1914–1922) is a 1989 history book written by Pulitzer Prize finalist David Fromkin, which describes the events leading to the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire during …

  • The first salute Book by Barbara W. Tuchman

    The first salute Book by Barbara W. Tuchman

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    Barbara W. Tuchman places the Revolution in the context of the centuries-long conflicts between England and both France and Holland, demonstrating how the aid to the American colonies of both these nations made the triumph of independence possible.

  • A Distant Mirror Book by Barbara W. Tuchman

    A Distant Mirror Book by Barbara W. Tuchman

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    Tuchman examines not only the great rhythms of history but the grain and texture of domestic life: what childhood was like; what marriage meant; how money, taxes, and war dominated the lives of serf, noble, and clergy alike.

  • The Guns of August Book by Barbara W. Tuchman

    The Guns of August Book by Barbara W. Tuchman

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    The Guns of August is a spell-binding exploration of the failure of great-power diplomacy to prevent a war no one wanted, and an elegantly written, lucid military history of the war up to the First Battle of the Marne in September 1914.

  • The Proud Tower Book by Barbara W. Tuchman

    The Proud Tower Book by Barbara W. Tuchman

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    THE PROUD TOWER by Barbara Tuchman examines the Western World of approximately 100 years ago. Technologically the world was a very different from today, but the strifes between economic groups and among nations bears many similarities to our own time.

  • Hitler Book by Joachim C. Fest (Farsi Edition)

    Hitler Book by Joachim C. Fest (Farsi Edition)

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    Fest tells and interprets the extraordinary story of a man’s and a nation’s rise from impotence to absolute power, as Germany and Hitler, from shared premises, entered into their covenant.

  • Art History Book by Marilyn Stokstad

    Art History Book by Marilyn Stokstad

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    This revision is the strongest and most comprehensive learning program for measuring student progress and improving student success in attaining the outcomes and goals of the art history survey course.

  • A History of Narrative Film Book by David Cook

    A History of Narrative Film Book by David Cook

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    The Fourth Edition adds an entire chapter on computer-generated imaging, updates filmographies for nearly all living directors mentioned in the text, and includes major new sections that both revisit old content and introduce contemporary trends and movements.

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