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THE IRANIANS: Persia, Islam and the Soul of a Nation

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A richly detailed analysis of the complex historical and ideological forces that drive this large and powerful nation. Mackey (The Saudis, 1990; Lebanon, 1989) sees the paradoxical soul of Iran as a two-faced Janus that expresses both Persian culture and Shia Islam. By exploring the long and turbulent history of this strategically located nation, she guides the reader toward telling insights that ... Read full review

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