Iran the People (Lands) (Library Binding)

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Iran has been home to a diverse mix of conquering peoples over thousands of years. This colorful book shows how the people of Iran have retained their traditions since the Cultural Revolution of 1979, despite pressures of modernization from the rest of the world. Full-color images and fascinating information help depict the vibrant people who live in this ancient land. Other topics include - early settlement by Aryan invaders - rule by Alexander the Great of Greece - the rise of Twelver Shi'i Islam - Perisans, Azerbaijanis, and Kurds - family and the changing roles of women - education, pastimes, and celebrations - Iranian foods.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780778793168
ISBN-10: 0778793168
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication Date: March 15th, 2005
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Lands