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The History of Theater in Iran

The History of Theater in Iran

: June 2005

Although most people do not speak of theater and Iran in the same breath, dramatic expression has always been a fixture of Iranian culture.[read more>>]

A Social History of Sexual Relations in Iran

: August 4, 2008

This study illuminates the 2,500-year social history of sexual relations in Iran.[read more>>]

Games Persians Play

Games Persians Play

: August 1, 2011

Games Persians Play is a study of the history, development, and change in the games played in Iran. Iranians, young and old, rich and poor, male and female, played a large variety of games during their 2500-year history.[read more>>]

Agriculture in Qajar Iran

Agriculture in Qajar Iran

: Mar 13, 2003

Agriculture was the mainstay of Iran’s economy in the nineteenth century, yet little is known about it.[read more>>]

Public Health in Qajar Iran

Public Health in Qajar Iran

: May 1, 2004

Until Now, there have been no books and only a few articles available in English that deal with the actual practice of medicine in nineteenth and early twentieth-century Iran.[read more>>]

Labor & Industry in Iran: 1850 -1941

Labor & Industry in Iran: 1850 -1941

: Jan 2, 2009

In the nineteenth century, Iranian reformers wanted to create an independent, modern state that could stand on its own feet.[read more>>]

Guilds, Merchants, & Ulama in Nineteenth-Century Iran

Guilds, Merchants, & Ulama in Nineteenth-Century Iran

: Apr 10, 2009

Guilds, Merchants and Ulama analyzes the major functions and characteristics of these groups, and discusses how they each coped with the pressures of the world market to which Iran was increasingly exposed and which resulted in the disappearance of jobs reducing Iran’s economic and political independence.[read more>>]

A Man of Two Worlds: Pedros Bedik in Iran, 1670–1675

A Man of Two Worlds: Pedros Bedik in Iran, 1670–1675

: Nov 15, 2013

Throughout history, many an ambitious diplomatic initiative has slipped into obscurity, but few have been so thoroughly forgotten as the efforts of a young man named[read more>>]

Travels through Northern Persia: 1770-1774

Travels through Northern Persia: 1770-1774

: June 25, 2007

“This is an important book for those interested in Russian, Central Asian, and Persian studies.” – Choice, January 2008.[read more>>]

Travels in Iran and the Caucasus, 1647 & 1654

Travels in Iran and the Caucasus, 1647 & 1654

: January 14, 2010

Evliya Chelebi’s travelogue is not simply a diplomatic report, but rather a fascinating exploration of the religious, ethnic, artistic, and even culinary peculiarities of the region.[read more>>]