Iran: a country study
Library of Congress, Federal Research Division, 2008 - Business & Economics - 354 pages
Offers a concise and objective examination of the dominant historical, geographic, social, economic, political, and military aspects of contemporary Iran. Contains five chapters on: Historical Setting, The Society and its Environment (covers geography, population, social systems, education, health, and welfare), The Economy (focuses on overview and sectorial analyses); Government and Politics (covers political institutions, political dynamics, and foreign policy); and National Security (covers military institutions and regional and national security problems/issues). Created by a multidisciplinary team of social scientists under the guidance of the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress. This publication seeks to provide a basic understanding of Iranian society, striving for a dynamic rather than a static portrayal. Represents the analysis of the authors and should not be construed as an expression of an official U.S. government position, policy, or decision.
57 pages matching period in this book
Results 1-3 of 57
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
activities Afghanistan agreement agricultural Ahmadinejad Arab areas armed forces Assembly of Experts Ayatollah Azerbaijani Bandar-e Abbas Bani Sadr banks Basij budget Bushehr Caspian central century cities clerics conservatives constitution courts development plan domestic dynasty early economic elections Esfahan established estimated Expediency Council exports foreign Glossary groups Guardians Council Imam important increased industry investment Iran Iran-Iraq Iran's Iranian Iranian calendar Iraq IRGC Islamic Republic Islamic Revolution Khamenei Khatami Khomeini kilometers Kurdish Leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Majlis major manufacturing ment military million Ministry missile Mohammad Mohammad Khatami Mossadeq Muslims nuclear official oil revenues organizations Pahlavi parliament parties percent period Persian Gulf political population president prime minister production Province Qajar Qashqais Rafsanjani reform reformist regime religious Reza Shah role rural Safavi SAVAK sector shah's Shia Islam social Tabriz Tehran tion trade United urban women