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Taste of Iranian Cuisine By Goce Nikolovski
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Iranian food or Iranian cuisine refers to the traditional and modern styles of cooking originating in Iran. Situated between the Mediterranean Sea, Central Asia, the Caucasus, the Indian... More > subcontinent, and Anatolia, Iranian cuisine has a shared history and ingredients with Mesopotamian cuisine and Mediterranean cuisine. Fresh green herbs are frequently used along with fruits such as plums, pomegranates, quince, prunes, apricots, and raisins. Typical Iranian main dishes are combination of rice with meat, lamb, chicken, or fish and some onion, vegetables, nuts, and herbs. To achieve a balanced taste, characteristic Persian flavorings such as saffron, dried limes, cinnamon, and parsley are mixed delicately and used in some special dishes. This Iranian Cookbook contains over 180 recipes, which will bring to your table some of the best and the tastiest dishes from the traditional Iranian cuisine. You will enjoy preparing and tasting every one of the meals! Enjoy and Bon appetite - befarma'id بفرماييد !!!< Less
Iranian F-4 Phantoms at War over Iraq By Peter Dancey
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This book relates the details of the ubiquitous MDC F-4 Phantom II combats and operations over Iraq during the 1980-1988 First Gulf War. The fall of the Shah in 1978 plunged Iran into chaos and... More > Saddam Hussein saw an opportunity to expand his aspirations for the Middle East. It was estimated due to lack of spares following the Shah's demise that at the start of the war in September 1980 the IRAF had only fifty F-4D Phantoms, sixty F-4E and 200 helicopters airworthy but managed to keep the bulk of its Phantom flying throughout the conflict to give the Iraqi AF a hard time the Iranians it is believed helped by Israel to keep Iraq occupied! For those who enjoy air combat stories those in this book are some of the most detailed and exciting in aviation air combat history with the Phantom AIM-7 Dparrow AAM matched up against the Dassault Mirage F.1 Matra Magic. True MDC F-4 Phantom II air combat. Enjoy!< Less
The Original Iranian Creator God "Apam Napāt" (or Apam Naphāt?) By Abolala Soudavar
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A major aspect of Zoroastrianism is how they discredited existing Iranian deities, and reused them in an expanded pantheon of gods subordinated to Ahura Mazdā. Their most difficult task was to... More > find ways to reintegrate Apam Napāt (Apam Naphāt?), a deity who was perceived as the main rival to Ahura Mazdā, and the one who was initially branded as daeva. The subtle ways by which they achieved this is a testimony to their mastery in the art of sophistry, at a level seldom seen in the history of religions.< Less
Iranian Political Rational and the Kurds’ Quest for Identity By Zakaria Qaderi
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Contrary to the common belief but misguided, Iranian and orientalist scholars,who define the Kurds as part of Iranian civilization and culture, this book indicates that the Kurds are not Iranians.... More > This book shed light on how the political strata of Iran with all its components, such as state, geography, religion, mythology, language, and symbol have been developed with the negation of Kurds. While Kurds are native to the land, but it was immigrant Persians who conquered the land with subjugation and war with the Medes and conquered territories of the Medes the land of Iran, the lost paradise, their promised land. After defeating the Medes and conquering the land of Medes, the state, government and empire were formed to preserve its subjugation and maintain its domination over the Medes, and the Persian empire has been tool of ethnic domination of Persian over Medes. The Persian religion of Zarathustra, hierarchical religion which supports state, was essentially in opposition to the earthly religion of Mithra.< Less
History's Forgotten Father: Cyrus the Great By Cameron Shamsabad
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The history of Cyrus the Great, a forgotten father of Human History. Cyrus born in 576BC built the Achaemenid Empire of Persians based around efficiency and wealth as well as the best organised... More > military on earth. Beyond this, he used all his power to create a state that based its administrative actions around upholding Cyrus's beliefs to which were based around his own vision of what the world should look like. Instituting Multiculturalism, freedom of movement, equality and abolition of slavery as apart of a new concept he created to which we refer to today as 'Human Rights'. Cyrus on the battlefield was a military genius, destroying three of the most powerful empires of the near east and absorbing them into his own. History's Forgotten Father: Cyrus the Great, reassesses mainstream history and perceptions and challenges them. Author Cameron Shamsabad finished this, his first work at just 17- inspired by the great deeds of Cyrus. History's Forgotten father shall be remembered!< Less
700 Years History of Baniabbassian and Bastak By Afzal Baniabbassian
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The History of Bastak can be traced back to the Safavids era.When the Safavids under Ismail 1 decided to convert all Iranians from Sunni to Shiite Islam in 1501,they started arranged attacks and... More > massacres against those who refused to convert.As a result,many Sunni left their hometowns for the Zagros mountains.After the Battle of Chaldiran the Safavids lost to the Ottoman Turks and the Sunnis in the south and the coasts of the Gulf descended from the mountains to begin a new life in the land they named 'Bastak'.< Less
The Development of Metaphysics in Persia A Contribution to the History of Muslim Philosophy By Muhammad, Sir Iqbal
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Queer Sinister Things: The Hidden History of Iran By Tomas B Phillips
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Phillips delivers a refreshingly honest and deeply compelling narrative of the history of modern Iran. With the feel of a great historical novel, Philips pierces through the ideological biases which... More > have shaped our understanding of the Middle East, Cold War and the Iranian people. On every page we witness the complexity of governing a developing nation torn internally by the demands of “liberal” constitutional republicans, radical Socialists and radical Islamists and externally between the opposing powers of East and West. In Queer Sinister Things, Phillips by-passes the version of events dominant in today’s academic and media circles, relying instead on the stories provided by those who documented developments in and about Iran as they happened. This living history, highly recommended for students, educators, journalists, policy makers and lovers of history everywhere, will forever change your understanding of this ancient land and its people.< Less
Queer Sinister Things: The Hidden History of Iran By Tomas B Phillips
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Phillips delivers a refreshingly honest and deeply compelling narrative of the history of modern Iran. With the feel of a great historical novel, Philips pierces through the ideological biases which... More > have shaped our understanding of the Middle East, Cold War and the Iranian people. On every page we witness the complexity of governing a developing nation torn internally by the demands of “liberal” constitutional republicans, radical Socialists and radical Islamists and externally between the opposing powers of East and West. In Queer Sinister Things, Phillips by-passes the version of events dominant in today’s academic and media circles, relying instead on the stories provided by those who documented developments in and about Iran as they happened. This living history, highly recommended for students, educators, journalists, policy makers and lovers of history everywhere, will forever change your understanding of this ancient land and its people.< Less
Survivors: Family Histories of Surviving War, Colonialism, and Genocide By Al Carroll
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This is a collection of Northern Virginia Community College students accounts of their family members surviving war, colonialism, and genocide. Included are American Indian, Afghan, Bengali,... More > Cambodian, Greek, Indian, Iranian, Namibian, Nigerian, Pakistani, Palestinian, Puerto Rican, Polish, Salvadoran, South African, and Vietnamese accounts.< Less