Iran Ascendant

Kuehnelt-Leddihn, Erik V.
March 1975
National Review;3/14/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p287
Presents information about the history, the natives, socio-political status and the potential of Iran, which was called as Persia until 1935. Significance of Iran as an oil producing country and as the leading price fixer in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries; Meaning of the ethnological term "Iranian"; Characteristics of Iranians; Evaluation of Iran as the only country having a tradition in painting and pictorial representation of humans and animals; Information about the contributions of Iranian educators in the European history and vice-versa; Evolution of Iran from a Third World country to an Asian power; Information about Iran's foreign relations with other countries; Information regarding foreign investments gained by Iran due to its oil resources.


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