Prof. Nacim Pak-Shiraz: The development of Iranian cinema

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Professor Nacim Pak-Shiraz is Personal Chair of Cinema and Iran, and Head of Department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Edinburgh. After a B.A. in Tehran, she completed a graduate programme in Islamic Studies and Humanities at the Institute of Ismaili...

David Blow: Mirrors for Princes

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David Blow is the author of Shah Abbas, the ruthless king who became an Iranian legend - a very enjoyable account of life in Iran in Safavid times. He also compiled Iran through Writers' Eyes, a compendium of travel writing about Iran from earliest classical times...