Persia and the Gulf: Retrospect and Prospect

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This volume discusses three aspects of Persia: history, geography and culture. Persia has, over a great span of time, been subject to many vicissitudes. At times it has been the aggressor of neighbouring states, at others a defensive role has necessarily been employed. Its cultural language has been described as the French of the East, leaving its mark on other languages, notably Urdu. Persia's religion today is almost wholly Shi'a, which separates it from the majority Sunni world of Islam. Its geography is harsh: an ...

Persia and the Gulf: Retrospect and Prospect 1998, Palgrave MacMillan, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312161422

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Persia and the Gulf: Retrospect and Prospect 1998, Routledge, London

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Persia and the Gulf: Retrospect and Prospect 1998, Routledge, London

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