Iran

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This book explores the geography, history, government, economy, people, and culture of Iran. All books of the critically-acclaimed Cultures of the WorldŽ series ensure an immersive experience by offering vibrant photographs with descriptive nonfiction narratives, and interactive activities such as creating an authentic traditional dish from an easy-to-follow recipe. Copious maps and detailed timelines present the past and present of the country, while exploration of the art and architecture help your readers to understand why diversity is the spice of Life.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
HISTORY
15
Agriculture Heavy industry Persian carjets Handicraft Europe and Central Asia
41
Air pollution Water pollution Drought Threat
48
Trihes and clans Urbanization and tradition Ethnic
59
LANGUAGE
87
ARTS
93
Landscape gardening Literature Early architecture
102
Entertaining at home Traditional sports Modem sports
112
Test iva Is of the Prophet Eid alAdha Ramadan Sow
121
Islam renewed a fading
132
TIME LINE
138
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