The Iranians: Persia, Islam and the soul of a nation
A CNN commentator and acclaimed author of The Saudis presents the first in-depth study of Iran since Khomeini's death. The Iranians explores Iran in the context of its old and new cultures, revealing how the Islamic revolution came about, why it has failed, and why Iran today is on the brink of chaos.
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