By Leon Gray
National Geographic Society, Library Binding, 9781426302008, 64pp.
Publication Date: January 22, 2008
Explore Iran's rich history, which extends back nearly 6,000 years. Learn how Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution replaced the Shah's monarchy. Examine the geography and economics behind Iran's power in the Middle East. Meet the Shiite and Sunni Muslims who live in this Islamic republic.