Iran: Persia: Ancient and Modern download free [PDF and Ebook] by Christoph Baumer

Iran: Persia: Ancient and Modern download free [PDF and Ebook] by Christoph Baumer year 2016
  • Book name: Iran: Persia: Ancient and Modern
  • Author: Christoph Baumer
  • Release date: 2016/6/22
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Travel and Holiday Guides
  • ISBN: 9789622178687
  • Rating: 9.4 of 10
  • Votes: 776
  • Review by: Braelynn Montano
  • Review rating: 9.08 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/23
  • Total pages: 464
  • Includes a PDF summary of 42 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Iran, or Persia as it was formerly known, hasbeen of interest to outsiders for millennia. Fromthe Greco-Persian wars of antiquity, throughthe rise and flourishing of Islam, to the age ofEuropean imperialist expansion in the East, Iranhas been a central player in global history. Drawnby its strategic location along the Silk Road, ancient and distinctive culture and abundantnatural resources, foreign diplomats, traders andtravelers have been coming to Iran for centuries.The Islamic Revolution of 1979 and subsequentevents put a strain on Iran s relationship with theoutside world, particularlythe West, leading tosanctions and a decline intourism and trade. Yet early in 2016 the Lausanne Accordover Iran s nuclear program, and then nationalelections resulting in greater reformist representation in Iran sParliament have greatly increased the country s attractivenessto outsiders, with travelers and business people once moresetting their sights on Iran.The Guide offers visitors to Iran scholarly and readable introductions to: Zoroaster, Cyrus, Darius & Alexander Shi a Islam, religious art and architecture The complexities of Iran s fraughtrelationship with Israel Persepolis, Pasargdae, Esfahan & Shiraz Ferdowsi, Attar and Hafez Iranian film, food & music UNESCO World Heritage sites 464 pages, 133 color photos 17 easy-to-use maps'
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 21H31M28S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Social & Cultural History, Middle Eastern History, Guidebooks, Places & Peoples: Pictorial Works
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 26.97 USD
  • Dimensions: 139.7x203.2x25.4mm
  • Weight: 771.11g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Kowloon, Hong Kong

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