Undergraduate Module Descriptor


ARA1021: Introduction to Persian History and Culture

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Michael Axworthy, Empire of the Mind: A History ofIran(London: Hurst 2007).

Alessandro Bausani, Religion inIran, trans. J.M. Marchesi (New York: Bibliotheca Persica 2000)

TheCambridgeHistory ofIran. Multiple Editors. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1968-91), 7 volumes..

Richard Foltz, Spirituality in the Land of the Noble: HowIranShaped the World's Religions (Oxford: Oneworld 2004)

 David Morgan, MedievalPersia, 1040-1797 (London: Longman 1988)