A Primary Source Guide to Iran
A country that has undergone much political and social upheaval since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, Iran is a poor nation with many ongoing troubles. Through fascinating primary-source materials and well-documented facts, this volume explains the reasons why the nation is so troubled. Students will also learn that 99 percent of Iranians are Muslims who live under strict Islamic law. However, the importance the Iranians place on the arts, particular poetry, is also explored in this frank look at Iran and its practices today.
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