The Last Tourist in Iran: From Persepolis to Nuclear Natanz

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Combining travelogue with in-depth historical reflection, this looks at the cultural heritage and present nuclear crisis in Iran. A source of Western civilization, it may be destroyed by its main beneficiary. This tour of Iran explores the rich history of this pivotal country: the Achaemenians (Cyrus/Darius/Xerxes), the Sasanians, the Zoroastrian religion of 2,500 years ago; the Islamic period, the Safavids, and the Revolution which dethroned the Shah and made Iran an Islamic Republic. The Islamic idea is caught by ...

The Last Tourist in Iran: From Persepolis to Nuclear Natanz 2008, John Hunt Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781846940767

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