Keys to Understanding the Middle East

By Alam Payind and Melinda McClimans

Cover images:

Above: Persepolis, Tachara Palace Credit: “Persepolis, Tachara Palace “ Photo by درفش کاویانی, source: Wikimedia Commons, License: CC BY-SA 3.0

Below: Shiraz, 22 October 2009, Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran, near the site of Persepolis Credit: “A Panoramic view of City of Shiraz from a hill near to Shahid Dastghayb Dormitory in Shiraz University complex.” Photo by:Mahyar Ebrahimi, Source: Wikimedia Commons, License: Creative Commons 3.0