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Eminent Persians: The Men and Women Who Made Modern Iran, 1941-1979 (2 Volume Set) Hardcover – Box set, December 19, 2008
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Abbas Milani is the Hamid and Christina Moghadam Director of Iranian Studies at Stanford University where he is also a research fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is the author of Persian Sphinx: Amir Abbas Hoveyda and the Riddle of Modernity in Iran, Lost Wisdom: Rethinking Modernity in Iran, and Tales of Two Cities: A Persian Memoir.
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"Eminent Persians" is another fantastic work of Dr. Milani about the men and women who made history in Iran of the 20th century to 1979. This includes biographies of those whose contributions whether good or bad would not have been otherwise known to the future generation (if not documented). The bographies cover eminent figures such as politicians, scientists, woman activists, religious personalities and scholars (Zoroastrians, Secularists, Muslims, Bahais, Jews, Christians, others), athletes, poets, industrialists and many others.