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I have read a fairly large number of books about Iranian history, including several overviews of that country's history, and I think this one is reasonably well-done. Read morePublished 1 month ago by James R. Maclean
As the title might indicate, the author specializes in Iranian culture and development of religion. A good historical synopsis is incorporated for readers who want more. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Gderf
A nice, easy to read, sweeping narrative of the History of Iran from ancient history to the present. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Magnitogorsk
There has to be a better account of the history of Iran. Weak in ancient history and in the middle ages, it gets a little more interesting when we get to 19th centuryPublished 5 months ago by JoeyP2
The first half of the book seems like a repetitive cycle with the invasions, ruthlessness, building up and destruction of empires. Read morePublished 6 months ago by TX consumer
This is a condensed history. It is, however, insightful and gives a broad overview of a fascinating culture. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Melvin Mcneill
I enjoyed this book immensely as an introduction to Iranian history. Keep in mind, this book should only be treated as an overview. Read morePublished 7 months ago by disillusioned
A very well written and concise history of Iran. If the education ministry of Iran had any brains they would translate and make this book a history textbook for the high school.Published 7 months ago by Herand Der Sarkissian