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The Persian night

Amir Taheri

The Persian night

Iran from Khomeini to Ahmadinejad

by Amir Taheri

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Published by Encounter Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Iran -- Politics and government -- 1979-1997,
  • Iran -- Politics and government -- 1997-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAmir Taheri.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS318.825 .T34 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17052673M
    ISBN 101594032408
    ISBN 109781594032400
    LC Control Number2008035220

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