The Last Tourist In Iran

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The Last Tourist In Iran

Author : By - Nicholas Hagger
ISBN : 8179929604
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The first book on Iran to combine travelogue with in-depth historical reflection.The Last Tourist in Iran looks at the cultural heritage and present nuclear crisis in Iran. A source of Western civilization, it may be destroyed by its main beneficiary. This tour of Iran explores the rich history of this pivotal country: the Achaemenians (Cyrus/Darius/Xerxes), the Sasanians, the Zoroastrian religion of 2,500 years ago; the Islamic period, the Safavids, and the Revolution which dethroned the Shah and made Iran an Islamic Republic. The Islamic idea is caught by observations of the well of the Hidden Imam and of its expression through the architecture, tiles and calligraphy of historical mosques.

The Last Tourist In Iran

Author : Nicholas Hagger
ISBN : 1846940761
Genre : Education
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Combining travelogue with in-depth historical reflection, this looks at the cultural heritage and present nuclear crisis in Iran. A source of Western civilization, it may be destroyed by its main beneficiary. This tour of Iran explores the rich history of this pivotal country: the Achaemenians (Cyrus/Darius/Xerxes), the Sasanians, the Zoroastrian religion of 2,500 years ago; the Islamic period, the Safavids, and the Revolution which dethroned the Shah and made Iran an Islamic Republic. The Islamic idea is caught by observations of the well of the Hidden Imam and of its expression through the architecture, tiles and calligraphy of historical mosques.
Category: Education

The Last Tourist

Author : Olen Steinhauer
ISBN : 9781250036209
Genre : Fiction
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“Stunning . . . Steinhauer reinforces his position at the top of the espionage genre.” — Publishers Weekly, Starred Review New York Times bestselling author Olen Steinhauer brings back Milo Weaver in The Last Tourist. In Olen Steinhauer’s bestseller An American Spy, reluctant CIA agent Milo Weaver thought he had finally put “Tourists”—CIA-trained assassins—to bed. A decade later, Milo is hiding out in Western Sahara when a young CIA analyst arrives to question him about a series of suspicious deaths and terrorist chatter linked to him. Their conversation is soon interrupted by a new breed of Tourists intent on killing them both, forcing them to run. As he tells his story, Milo is joined by colleagues and enemies from his long history in the world of intelligence, and the young analyst wonders what to believe. He wonders, too, if he’ll survive this encounter. After three standalone novels, Olen Steinhauer returns to the series that made him a New York Times bestseller.
Category: Fiction


Author : Nicholas Hagger
ISBN : 9781846943522
Genre : Poetry
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Armageddon is a contemporary epic poem about the major event of our own time. Written in blank verse, it narrates the defining event for civilisation today: the American President Bush's struggle against the Islamic extremism of Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda, in the course of which Bush transforms himself, the US and the world. It follows the War on Terror from September 11, 2001 through the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, which some believe were illegally waged for reasons of oil. Covertly supported by Iran, bin Laden is shown as possessing at least 20 nuclear suitcase bombs (a purchase confirmed by Hans Blix of the IAEA in 2004), some of which he plans to explode simultaneously in 10 American cities - hence the title. The poem presents all sides of the War on Terror and makes sense of the first decade of the 21st century. Armageddon is Nicholas Hagger's second poetic epic.
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The Secret American Dream The Creation Of A New World Order With The Power To Abolish War Poverty And Disease

Author : Nicholas Hagger
ISBN : 9781780282121
Genre : Social Science
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Until the present time there have been seven stages of United States expansionism - from the Federal unification of the original states to the 'New World Order' planned by US-led commercial elites before and after 1989. Extrapolating both from the author's distinctive reading of history and the evidence of President Obama's own speeches and actions, The Secret American Dream proposes that the US now faces a new, eighth, phase of expansion. In this, the traditional 'American Dream' of peace, social order and prosperity would be extended to all humankind. This ambitious plan - little known and understood outside President Obama's inner circle - would involve the creation of a benevolent World State initiated, but not dominated, by the United States. The Secret American Dream suggests that the first step in establishing the World State - a supranational authority with legal powers to abolish war and nuclear weapons - would be a visit by the US President to the UN General Assembly requesting a World Constitutional Convention. Under the President's proposals, the existing UN General Assembly would become an elected, 850-seat lower house, alongside a new World Senate and an executive called the World Commission. A senatorial World Openness Committee would control the world's commercial elites and harness their positive skills and energies. Founded on altruistic and philanthropic principles, the World State would bring global peace, disarmament and the opportunity of prosperity to every individual on Earth. The abolition of war and nuclear stockpiles would remove the threat of nuclear war and the possibility of ex-Soviet nuclear weapons falling into terrorist hands. It would also create a 'peace dividend' of nearly US$1.5 trillion per year, which could be spent on eliminating world poverty, disease and famine; on guaranteeing financial instability and a minimum income for all; and on solving energy and environmental problems. Initiatives by President Obama in a range of areas, such as his recent nuclear disarmament deal with Russia, show that he is already taking steps to implement this 'secret' American Dream.
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World Government A Blueprint For A Univ

Author : Nicholas Hagger
ISBN : 9781846946011
Genre : Philosophy
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The dream of world government is becoming a reality. A Universalist blueprint for a philanthropic, democratic supranational World State.
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Changing Paradigms Of Rural Management

Author : Dr Ramesh Kumar Miryala
ISBN : 9788192681900
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Mahatma Gandhi, in his famous speech during the Lahore session of the Congress in 1929, said, “India lives in her villages.” It is relevant even today after eight decades progress and an astonishing invasion of technology. Technological progress and the tremendous development of the IT sector often blind many of us to the toils of the rural tiller who brings our daily lunch. No effort for national development can ignore the villages; they determine the destiny of the country. Rural development is no more something that emerges from the common sense of a select few; it is the result of organized work involving the techniques of modern management. This emphasizes the need of a broad-based research in the field of rural management also reflecting in management education. This book is an attempt in that direction. I sincerely hope that this book will provide insights into the subject to faculty members, researchers and students from the management institutes, consultants, practicing managers from industry and government officers.

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Author : Helen Loveday
ISBN : 962217812X
Genre : Travel
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A stunning guide, packed with history, that no visitor to Iran should be without.--Christina Lamb, foreign affairs correspondent, Sunday Times [London]
Category: Travel

The Middle East

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ISBN : UOM:39015087519933
Genre : Africa, North
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Category: Africa, North

The Superpowers Involvement In The Iran Iraq War

Author : Adam Tarock
ISBN : 1560725931
Genre : History
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This superb book describes the superpowers' involvement in the Iran-Iraq war. The study shows how the superpowers, particularly the United States, fuelled the fire of war and in some cases encouraged Saddam Hussein in his belligerency and aggression. It also shows how the superpowers failed to condemn Iraq for invading Iran, and how in the first two years of the war both superpowers refused to demand that Iraq withdraw its forces from the vast area of Iranian territory that Saddam Hussein had occupied. Iraq was not pressured to comply with the United Nations resolution on the terms of the cease-fire.
Category: History

Discover Iran

Author : Rosie Wilson
ISBN : 9781448866243
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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An introduction to Iran provides information on the nation's population, religion, education system, transportation, communications, tourism, environment, and wildlife.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

New Times

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ISBN : NWU:35556028012896
Genre : World politics
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Category: World politics

The Soviet Union And Iran

Author : Miron Rezun
ISBN : STANFORD:36105040831427
Genre : History
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Category: History

The Insiders Chronicle

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ISBN : UOM:35128001521655
Genre : Banks and banking
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Category: Banks and banking

On The Front Line The Collected Journalism Of Marie Colvin

Author : Marie Colvin
ISBN : 9780007487974
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Veteran Sunday Times war correspondent, Marie Colvin was killed in February 2012 when covering the uprising in Syria. On the Front Line is an Orwell Special Prize winning journalism collection from veteran war correspondent Marie Colvin, who is the subject of the movie A Private War, starring Rosamund Pike and Jamie Dornan.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Human Interactions With The Geosphere

Author : Lucy Wilson
ISBN : 1862393257
Genre : Science
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Human impact on our environment is not a new phenomenon. For millennia, humans have been coping with - or provoking - environmental change. We have exploited, extracted, over-used, but also in many cases nurtured, the resources that the geosphere offers. Geoarchaeology studies the traces of human interactions with the geosphere and provides the key to recognizing landscape and environmental change, human impacts and the effects of environmental change on human societies. This collection of papers from around the world includes case studies and broader reviews covering the time period since before modern human beings came into existence up until the present day. To understand ourselves, we need to understand that our world is constantly changing, and that change is dynamic and complex. Geoarchaeology provides an inclusive and long-term view of human-geosphere interactions and serves as a valuable aid to those who try to determine sustainable policies for the future.
Category: Science

The Last India Overland

Author : Craig Grant
ISBN : 0919926959
Genre : Canadian fiction
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Category: Canadian fiction

Iran S Persian Gulf Policy

Author : Dr Christin Marschall
ISBN : 9781134429905
Genre : Political Science
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This book examines the foreign policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran towards the states of the Persian Gulf from 1979 to 1998. It covers perceptions Iranians and Arabs have of each other, Islamic revolutionary ideology, the Iran/Iraq war, the Gulf crisis, the election of President Khatami and finally the role of external powers, such as the United States. The author argues that over the twenty-year period, the policy has moved from being ideological to pragmatic; and that by tracing its history, we can better anticipate its future relationship.
Category: Political Science

Journalism In Iran

Author : Hossein Shahidi
ISBN : 9781134093908
Genre : History
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Focusing on newspapers, radio and television, this book provides the first systematic investigation of the development of journalism in Iran following the 1979 Revolution and the establishment of the Islamic Revolution.
Category: History