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Persian Mirrors

The Elusive Face of Iran

by Elaine Sciolino

  • 262 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Free Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Iran - History,
  • Social Situations And Conditions,
  • Current Affairs,
  • History - General History,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Iran,
  • Middle East - Iran,
  • Current Events / International,
  • International,
  • 1979-1997,
  • 1997-,
  • Politics and government

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7722525M
    ISBN 100684862905
    ISBN 109780684862903


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