Iran at War

1500-1988

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Iran at War

1500-1988

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Following on from his award-winning book on the history of ancient Persia, Kaveh Farrokh goes on to examine Iran's wartime history from the Safavid dynasty of the 16th and 17th century through to the 1979 Revolution and beyond. He shows how the early military successes were followed by centuries of defeat as the external influences of nations like Russia and Britain began to shape the internal history of Iran, before unraveling the complex, violent 20th century military history of the country, which encompasses two world wars, regional movements, foreign intervention, anti-government revolts, conflicts on the Soviet border, a revolution and an eight-year war with Iraq. Illustrated with contemporary illustrations and photographs this book provides an unparalleled investigation into the bloody martial history of Iran.

Product details

Published Dec 20 2011
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 1st
Extent 488
ISBN 9781780962405
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 30 b/w; 70 col
Series General Military
Short code GNM
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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