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The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay: An American Family in Iran
The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay: An American Family in Iran
by Hooman Majd
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With U.S.–Iran relations at a thirty-year low, Iranian-American writer Hooman Majd dared to take his young family on a year-long sojourn in Tehran. The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay traces their domestic adventures and closely tracks... (read more)

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All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror
All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror
by Stephen Kinzer
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Half a century ago, the United States overthrew a Middle Eastern government for the first time. The victim was Mohammad Mossadegh, the democratically elected prime minister of Iran. Although the coup seemed a success at first, today it serves as a... (read more)

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Days of God: The Revolution in Iran and Its Consequences
Days of God: The Revolution in Iran and Its Consequences
by James Buchan
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The 1979 Islamic revolution in Iran was one of the seminal events of our time. It inaugurated more than thirty years of war in the Middle East and fostered an Islamic radicalism that shapes foreign policy in the United States and Europe to this day... (read more)

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All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror
All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror
by Stephen Kinzer
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With a thrilling narrative that sheds much light on recent events, this national bestseller brings to life the 1953 CIA coup in Iran that ousted the country’s elected prime minister, ushered in a quarter-century of brutal rule under the Shah, and... (read more)

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We Heard the Heavens Then: A Memoir of Iran
We Heard the Heavens Then: A Memoir of Iran
by Aria Minu-Sepehr
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ARIA MINU-SEPEHR was raised in a sheltered world of extraordinary privilege as the son of a major general in the Shahs Imperial Iranian Air Force. It seemed his father could do anything—lead the Golden Crowns in death-defying aerobatic maneuvers... (read more)

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Our Man in Tehran: The Truth Behind the Secret Mission to Save Six Americans During the Iran Hostage Crisis and the Foreign Ambassador Wh
Our Man in Tehran: The Truth Behind the Secret Mission to Save Six Americans During the Iran Hostage Crisis and the Foreign Ambassador Wh
by Robert Wright
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For the true story behind Argo, read Our Man in Tehran The world watched with fear in November 1979, when Iranian students infiltrated and occupied the American embassy in Tehran. The Americans were caught entirely by surprise, and what began as a swift... (read more)

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Not Without My Daughter
Not Without My Daughter
by Betty Mahmoody
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In August 1984, Michigan housewife Betty Mahmoody accompanied her husband to his native Iran for a two-week vacation. To her horror, she found herself and her four-year-old daughter, Mahtob, virtual prisoners of a man rededicated to his Shiite Moslem... (read more)

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The Last Great Revolution: Turmoil and Transformation in Iran
The Last Great Revolution: Turmoil and Transformation in Iran
by Robin B Wright
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Robin Wright has reported from over 120 countries for many leading news organizations, but her perceptive coverage of Iran has garnered her the most respect and praise among her colleagues. In The Last Great Revolution, Wright meticulously describes the... (read more)

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Daughter of Persia: A Woman's Journey From Her Father's Harem Through the Islamic Revolution
Daughter of Persia: A Woman's Journey From Her Father's Harem Through the Islamic Revolution
by Sattareh F Farmaian
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An intimate and honest chronicle of the everyday life of Iranian women over the past century “A lesson about the value of personal freedom and what happens to a nation when its people are denied the right to direct their own destiny. This is a book... (read more)

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Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival
Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival
by Maziar Bahari
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SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY JON STEWART When Maziar Bahari left London in June 2009 to cover Iran’s presidential election, he assured his pregnant fiancée, Paola, that he’d be back in just a few days, a week at most... (read more)

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The Twilight War: The Secret History of America's Thirty-Year Conflict with Iran
The Twilight War: The Secret History of America's Thirty-Year Conflict with Iran
by David Crist
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The dramatic secret history of the undeclared, ongoing war between the U.S. and Iran For the past three decades, the United States and Iran have been engaged in an unacknowledged secret war. This conflict has frustrated five American presidents... (read more)

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Culture and Customs of Iran (Culture and Customs of the Middle East)
Culture and Customs of Iran (Culture and Customs of the Middle East)
by Elton L Daniel
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Iran is often a hotspot in the news, and the Muslim state is usually negatively portrayed in the West. Culture and Customs of Iran rejects facile stereotyping and presents the rich, age-old Persian culture that struggles with pressures of the modern... (read more)

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Journey from the Land of No: A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran
Journey from the Land of No: A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran
by Roya Hakakian
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“We stormed every classroom, inscribed our slogans on the blackboard . . . Never had mayhem brought more peace. All our lives we had been taught the virtues of behaving, and now we were discovering the importance of misbehaving. Too much fear had... (read more)

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A Sliver of Light: Three Americans Imprisoned in Iran
A Sliver of Light: Three Americans Imprisoned in Iran
by Shane Bauer
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Three young Americans captured by Iranian forces and held in captivity for two years tell their story. In summer 2009, Shane Bauer, Joshua Fattal, and Sarah Shourd were hiking in Iraqi Kurdistan when they unknowingly crossed into Iran and... (read more)

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Searching for Hassan: A Journey to the Heart of Iran
Searching for Hassan: A Journey to the Heart of Iran
by Terence Ward
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-322).... (read more)

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Confronting Iran : the Failure of American Foreign Policy and the Next Great Crisis in the Middle East and the Next Great Crisis in the Middle East (06 Edition)
Confronting Iran : the Failure of American Foreign Policy and the Next Great Crisis in the Middle East and the Next Great Crisis in the Middle East (06 Edition)
by Ali Ansari
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Iran refuses to relent in developing nuclear technology, despite U.N. sanctions. Rumors persist that Israel is drawing up plans for military strikes. Neither the emboldened Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad nor the embattled President Bush has... (read more)

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Burying the Beloved: Marriage, Realism, and Reform in Modern Iran
Burying the Beloved: Marriage, Realism, and Reform in Modern Iran
by Amy Motlagh
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Burying the Beloved traces the relationship between the law and literature in Iran to reveal the profound ambiguities at the heart of Iranian ideas of modernity regarding women's rights and social status. The book reveals how novels mediate legal reforms... (read more)

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The Road to Democracy in Iran (Boston Review Books)
The Road to Democracy in Iran (Boston Review Books)
by Akbar Ganji
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Akbar Ganji, called by some Iran's most famous dissident, was a commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. But, troubled by the regime's repressive nature, he became an investigative journalist in the 1990s, writing for Iran's pro-democracy... (read more)

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Rise of Nuclear Iran: How Tehran Defies the West
Rise of Nuclear Iran: How Tehran Defies the West
by Dore Gore
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Former U.N. Ambassador Dore Gold shows why engaging Iran through diplomacy is not only futile but also could be deadly. In the West, liberal politicians and pundits are calling for renewed diplomatic engagement with Iran, convinced that Tehran will... (read more)

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In the Rose Garden of the Martyrs: A Memoir of Iran
In the Rose Garden of the Martyrs: A Memoir of Iran
by Christ De Bellaigue
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Beside the highway that leads south from Tehran, the necropolis of Ayatollah Rudollah Khomeini rises from the sweating tarmac like a miraculous filling station supplying fuel for the soul. However, the paint is peeling even before the complex has been... (read more)

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