New Entry in the Country Study Series Examines Iran
Iran: A Country Study offers a concise and objective examination of the dominant historical, geographic, social, economic, political, and military aspects of contemporary Iran. Edited by experts from the Federal Research Division (FRD) of the Library of Congress, this comprehensive new study includes five chapters covering Iran's:
Publisher: Library of Congress, Federal Research Division
Description: Area Handbook Series. 5th edition. Edited by Glenn E. Curtis and Eric Hooglund. Offers a concise and objective examination of the dominant historical, geographic, social, economic, political, and military aspects of contemporary Iran. Has 5 chapters on: Historical Setting; The Society and its Environment (covers geography, population, social systems, education, health, and welfare); The Economy (focuses on overview and sectorial analyses); Government and Politics (covers political institutions, political dynamics, and foreign policy); and National Security (covers military institutions and regional and national security problems/issues).
Year/Pages: 2008: 402 p.; ill.
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