Historical Dictionary of Iran, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 081085936X
  • ISBN-13: 9780810859364
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 479 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released May 2007
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Provides an overview of specific events, movements, people, political and social groups, places, trends, and chronology. Allows for considerable exploration of a number of historical and contemporary topics and issues. The modern period, defined as 1800-present, is covered extensively.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Figures and Tables.
Editor’s Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Reader’s Notes.
Acronyms and Abbreviations.
Chronology.
Introduction.
Other Frontmatter.
1: Abadan.
2: Mirza, Abbas (1789-1833).
3: Abdi, Abbas (1956- ).
4: Sina, Abu Ali Ibn (980-1037).
5: Achaemenid Dynasty.
6: Afkhami, Mahnaz (1941- ).
7: Afshar.
8: Qajar, Agha Muhammad Khan (Ruled 1787-1797).
9: Agriculture.
10: Ahmadinejad, Mahmud (1956- ).
11: Ahvaz.
12: Airbus Incident.
13: Al-Afghani, Jamal Al-Din (1839-1897).
14: Al-Biruni, Abu Reihan (973-1048).
15: Al-E Ahmad, Jalal (1923-1969).
16: Alam, Asadollah (1911-1978).
17: Alavi Foundation.
18: Alborz College.
19: Alborz Mountains.
20: Algerian Accords.
21: American Board of Commissions for Foreign Missions (ABCFM).
22: American Hostages in Iran.
23: Amini, Ali (1904-1992).
24: Amuzegar, Jamshid (1923- ).
25: Anglo-Iranian Oil Company (AIOC).
26: Anglo-Russian Convention of 1907.
27: Anjomanha-Yi Islami (Islamic Associations).
28: Arabs.
29: Armenians in Iran.
30: Aryan.
31: Asgharzadeh, Ibrahim (1955- ).
32: Assembly of Experts.
33: Attar, Farid Al-Din (1142-1221).
34: Ayatollah.
35: Azerbaijan.
36: Azerbaijan Crisis.
37: Babi Movement.
38: Bahaism.
39: Bahonar, Muhammad Javad (1933-1981).
40: Bakhtiar, Shapur (1914-1991).
41: Bakhtiari.
42: Baluchi.
43: Baluchistan.
44: Bani-Etemad, Rakhshan (1954- ).
45: Bani-Sadr, Abol Hasan (1933- ).
46: Barzani, Mulla Mustafa (1903-1979).
47: Basij.
48: Baskerville, Howard (1885-1909).
49: Bast (Sanctuary).
50: Bazaar.
51: Bazargan, Mehdi (1907-1995).
52: Behbahani, Simin (1927- ).
53: Beheshti, Ayatollah Muhammad Hussein (1928-1981).
54: Beiza’i, Bahram (1938- ).
55: Benjamin, Samuel Greene Wheeler (1837-1914).
56: Berlin Conference.
57: Black Friday.
58: Browne, Edward Granville (1862-1925).
59: Calendars.
60: Carter Doctrine.
61: Caspian Sea.
62: Chamran, Mustafa (1933-1981).
63: Christians in Iran.
64: Chubaq, Sadek (1916-1998).
65: Cinema.
66: Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
67: Constitutional Revolution of 1906.
68: Council of Guardians.
69: Cyrus the Great (Ruled 550-530 B.C.).
70: Damavand, Mount.
71: Daneshvar, Simin (1921- ).
72: Dar Al-Fonun.
73: Darius (Ruled 522-486 B.C.).
74: Definitive Treaty of 1812.
75: Dekhoda, Ali Akbar (1879-1956).
76: Dowlatabadi, Mahmud (1940- ).
77: Ebadi, Shirin (1947- ).
78: Ebtekar, Massoumeh (Mary) (1960- ).
79: Economy.
80: Education.
81: Entezam, Abbas Amir (1933- ).
82: Eqbal, Manuchehr (1909-1977).
83: E’tesami, Parvin (1907-1941).
84: Expediency Council.
85: Faqih.
86: Fardust, Hussein (1919-1988).
87: Farrokhzad, Forugh (1935-1967).
88: Shah, Fath Ali (Ruled 1797-1834).
89: Feda’iyan-i Islam.
90: Feiziyeh Seminary.
91: Ferdowsi, Abol Qasem (d. 1025).
92: Frye, Richard Nelson (1920- ).
93: Ganji, Akbar (1959- ).
94: Gharbzadegi (Westruckness).
95: Golshiri, Hushang (1937-2000).
96: Googoosh (1950- ).
97: Grant, Asahel (1807-1844).
98: Groseclose, Elgin Earl (1899-1983).
99: Hafez (1320-1391).
100: Hajjerian, Sa’id. (1954- ).
101: Hamadan.
102: Haqqani School.
103: Hashemi-Rafsanjani, Ali Akbar (1934- ).
104: Hedayat, Sadeq (1903-1951).
105: Helmand River.
106: Henderson, Loy Wesley (1892-1986).
107: Hezb-i Melliyun (National Party).
108: Hidden Imam.
109: Hojjatiyeh Society.
110: Hormoz Strait.
111: Hostage Rescue Mission.
112: Hoveida, Amir Abbas (1919-1979).
113: Husseiniyeh-i Ershad.
114: Huyser Mission.
115: Imam Ali.
116: Imam Hussein.
117: Imbrie, Robert Whitney (1883-1924).
118: Industry.
119: Iran Air.
120: Iran-Contra Arms Affair.
121: Iran-Iraq War.
122: Iran Mission.
123: Iran Novin (New Iran Party).
124: Iranian Plateau.
125: Isfahan.
126: Islam.
127: Islamic Republic of Iran.
128: Islamic Republican Party (IRP).
129: Islamic Revolution.
130: Jackson, A.V.W. (1862-1937).
131: Jamalzadeh, Muhammad Ali (1892-1997).
132: Jami (1414-1492).
133: Jews in Iran.
134: Jordan, Samuel (1871-1952).
135: Kadivar, Mohsen (1959- ).
136: Kar, Mehrangiz (1944- ).
137: Karbaschi, Gholam Hussein (1954- ).
138: Kargozaran-i Sazandegi.
139: Zand, Karim Khan (Ruled 1750-1779).
140: Karroubi, Mehdi (1937- ).
141: Karun River.
142: Kashan.
143: Kashani, Ayatollah Abol Qasem Mostafavi (1885-1961).
144: Kasravi, Ahmad (1890-1946).
145: Kerbala.
146: Kerman.
147: Kermani, Mirza Agha Khan (1853-1896).
148: Khamene’i, Ayatollah Ali (1939- ).
149: Kharg Island.
150: Khatami, Muhammad (1943- ).
151: Khayyam, Omar (d. 1122).
152: Khoiniha, Muhammad Musavi (1938- ).
153: Khomeini, Ayatollah Ruhollah (1902-1989).
154: Khorasan.
155: Khorramshahr.
156: Khuzistan.
157: Kiarostami, Abbas (1940- ).
158: Kurdish Democratic Republic of Iran.
159: Kurds.
160: Liberation Movement of Iran (LMI).
161: Literacy Corps.
162: Literature.
163: Lurs.
164: Mahdavi-Kani, Ayatollah Muhammad Reza (1931- ).
165: Majidi, Majid (1952- ).
166: Majlis.
167: Majlisi, Muhammad Baqir (1627-1699).
168: Makhmalbaf, Mohsen (1951- ).
169: Makhmalbaf, Samira (1980- ).
170: Mansur, Hasan Ali (? -1965).
171: Mashhad.
172: Mehrjui, Daryush (1939- ).
173: Melli University.
174: Millspaugh, Arthur C. (1883-1955).
175: Minorsky, Vladimir (1877-1966).
176: Khan, Mirza Malkom (1833-1908).
177: Shirazi, Mirza Saleh.
178: Mirza Taqi Khan Amir Kabir (1806-1852).
179: Mohajerani, Ata’ollah (1957- ).
180: Mojahedin-i Khalq-i Iran (Iranian Peoples’ Freedom Fighters).
181: Montezari, Ayatollah Hussein Ali (1922- ).
182: Mossadeq, Muhammad (1882-1967).
183: Mottahari, Ayatollah Morteza (1919-1979).
184: Shah, Mozaffar Al-Din (Ruled 1896-1907).
185: Shah, Muhammad Ali (Ruled 1907-1909).
186: Shah, Muhammad Mirza (Ruled 1834-1848).
Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Figures and Tables.
Editor’s Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Reader’s Notes.
Acronyms and Abbreviations.
Chronology.
Introduction.
Other Frontmatter.
1: Abadan.
2: Mirza, Abbas (1789-1833).
3: Abdi, Abbas (1956- ).
4: Sina, Abu Ali Ibn (980-1037).
5: Achaemenid Dynasty.
6: Afkhami, Mahnaz (1941- ).
7: Afshar.
8: Qajar, Agha Muhammad Khan (Ruled 1787-1797).
9: Agriculture.
10: Ahmadinejad, Mahmud (1956- ).
11: Ahvaz.
12: Airbus Incident.
13: Al-Afghani, Jamal Al-Din (1839-1897).
14: Al-Biruni, Abu Reihan (973-1048).
15: Al-E Ahmad, Jalal (1923-1969).
16: Alam, Asadollah (1911-1978).
17: Alavi Foundation.
18: Alborz College.
19: Alborz Mountains.
20: Algerian Accords.
21: American Board of Commissions for Foreign Missions (ABCFM).
22: American Hostages in Iran.
23: Amini, Ali (1904-1992).
24: Amuzegar, Jamshid (1923- ).
25: Anglo-Iranian Oil Company (AIOC).
26: Anglo-Russian Convention of 1907.
27: Anjomanha-Yi Islami (Islamic Associations).
28: Arabs.
29: Armenians in Iran.
30: Aryan.
31: Asgharzadeh, Ibrahim (1955- ).
32: Assembly of Experts.
33: Attar, Farid Al-Din (1142-1221).
34: Ayatollah.
35: Azerbaijan.
36: Azerbaijan Crisis.
37: Babi Movement.
38: Bahaism.
39: Bahonar, Muhammad Javad (1933-1981).
40: Bakhtiar, Shapur (1914-1991).
41: Bakhtiari.
42: Baluchi.
43: Baluchistan.
44: Bani-Etemad, Rakhshan (1954- ).
45: Bani-Sadr, Abol Hasan (1933- ).
46: Barzani, Mulla Mustafa (1903-1979).
47: Basij.
48: Baskerville, Howard (1885-1909).
49: Bast (Sanctuary).
50: Bazaar.
51: Bazargan, Mehdi (1907-1995).
52: Behbahani, Simin (1927- ).
53: Beheshti, Ayatollah Muhammad Hussein (1928-1981).
54: Beiza’i, Bahram (1938- ).
55: Benjamin, Samuel Greene Wheeler (1837-1914).
56: Berlin Conference.
57: Black Friday.
58: Browne, Edward Granville (1862-1925).
59: Calendars.
60: Carter Doctrine.
61: Caspian Sea.
62: Chamran, Mustafa (1933-1981).
63: Christians in Iran.
64: Chubaq, Sadek (1916-1998).
65: Cinema.
66: Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
67: Constitutional Revolution of 1906.
68: Council of Guardians.
69: Cyrus the Great (Ruled 550-530 B.C.).
70: Damavand, Mount.
71: Daneshvar, Simin (1921- ).
72: Dar Al-Fonun.
73: Darius (Ruled 522-486 B.C.).
74: Definitive Treaty of 1812.
75: Dekhoda, Ali Akbar (1879-1956).
76: Dowlatabadi, Mahmud (1940- ).
77: Ebadi, Shirin (1947- ).
78: Ebtekar, Massoumeh (Mary) (1960- ).
79: Economy.
80: Education.
81: Entezam, Abbas Amir (1933- ).
82: Eqbal, Manuchehr (1909-1977).
83: E’tesami, Parvin (1907-1941).
84: Expediency Council.
85: Faqih.
86: Fardust, Hussein (1919-1988).
87: Farrokhzad, Forugh (1935-1967).
88: Shah, Fath Ali (Ruled 1797-1834).
89: Feda’iyan-i Islam.
90: Feiziyeh Seminary.
91: Ferdowsi, Abol Qasem (d. 1025).
92: Frye, Richard Nelson (1920- ).
93: Ganji, Akbar (1959- ).
94: Gharbzadegi (Westruckness).
95: Golshiri, Hushang (1937-2000).
96: Googoosh (1950- ).
97: Grant, Asahel (1807-1844).
98: Groseclose, Elgin Earl (1899-1983).
99: Hafez (1320-1391).
100: Hajjerian, Sa’id. (1954- ).
101: Hamadan.
102: Haqqani School.
103: Hashemi-Rafsanjani, Ali Akbar (1934- ).
104: Hedayat, Sadeq (1903-1951).
105: Helmand River.
106: Henderson, Loy Wesley (1892-1986).
107: Hezb-i Melliyun (National Party).
108: Hidden Imam.
109: Hojjatiyeh Society.
110: Hormoz Strait.
111: Hostage Rescue Mission.
112: Hoveida, Amir Abbas (1919-1979).
113: Husseiniyeh-i Ershad.
114: Huyser Mission.
115: Imam Ali.
116: Imam Hussein.
117: Imbrie, Robert Whitney (1883-1924).
118: Industry.
119: Iran Air.
120: Iran-Contra Arms Affair.
121: Iran-Iraq War.
122: Iran Mission.
123: Iran Novin (New Iran Party).
124: Iranian Plateau.
125: Isfahan.
126: Islam.
127: Islamic Republic of Iran.
128: Islamic Republican Party (IRP).
129: Islamic Revolution.
130: Jackson, A.V.W. (1862-1937).
131: Jamalzadeh, Muhammad Ali (1892-1997).
132: Jami (1414-1492).
133: Jews in Iran.
134: Jordan, Samuel (1871-1952).
135: Kadivar, Mohsen (1959- ).
136: Kar, Mehrangiz (1944- ).
137: Karbaschi, Gholam Hussein (1954- ).
138: Kargozaran-i Sazandegi.
139: Zand, Karim Khan (Ruled 1750-1779).
140: Karroubi, Mehdi (1937- ).
141: Karun River.
142: Kashan.
143: Kashani, Ayatollah Abol Qasem Mostafavi (1885-1961).
144: Kasravi, Ahmad (1890-1946).
145: Kerbala.
146: Kerman.
147: Kermani, Mirza Agha Khan (1853-1896).
148: Khamene’i, Ayatollah Ali (1939- ).
149: Kharg Island.
150: Khatami, Muhammad (1943- ).
151: Khayyam, Omar (d. 1122).
152: Khoiniha, Muhammad Musavi (1938- ).
153: Khomeini, Ayatollah Ruhollah (1902-1989).
154: Khorasan.
155: Khorramshahr.
156: Khuzistan.
157: Kiarostami, Abbas (1940- ).
158: Kurdish Democratic Republic of Iran.
159: Kurds.
160: Liberation Movement of Iran (LMI).
161: Literacy Corps.
162: Literature.
163: Lurs.
164: Mahdavi-Kani, Ayatollah Muhammad Reza (1931- ).
165: Majidi, Majid (1952- ).
166: Majlis.
167: Majlisi, Muhammad Baqir (1627-1699).
168: Makhmalbaf, Mohsen (1951- ).
169: Makhmalbaf, Samira (1980- ).
170: Mansur, Hasan Ali (? -1965).
171: Mashhad.
172: Mehrjui, Daryush (1939- ).
173: Melli University.
174: Millspaugh, Arthur C. (1883-1955).
175: Minorsky, Vladimir (1877-1966).
176: Khan, Mirza Malkom (1833-1908).
177: Shirazi, Mirza Saleh.
178: Mirza Taqi Khan Amir Kabir (1806-1852).
179: Mohajerani, Ata’ollah (1957- ).
180: Mojahedin-i Khalq-i Iran (Iranian Peoples’ Freedom Fighters).
181: Montezari, Ayatollah Hussein Ali (1922- ).
182: Mossadeq, Muhammad (1882-1967).
183: Mottahari, Ayatollah Morteza (1919-1979).
184: Shah, Mozaffar Al-Din (Ruled 1896-1907).
185: Shah, Muhammad Ali (Ruled 1907-1909).
186: Shah, Muhammad Mirza (Ruled 1834-1848).