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Understanding Iran

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William R. Polk provides an informative, readable history of a country which is moving quickly toward becoming the dominant power and culture of the Middle East. A former member of the State Department's Policy Planning Council, Polk describes a country and a history misunderstood by many in the West. While Iranians chafe under the yolk of their current leaders, they also have bitter memories of generations of British, Russian and American espionage, invasion, and dominance. There are

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ISBN:9780230103238
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Trajectory Index

Words: 103,417
Unique Words: 7,739
Complexity Index: 52
Reading Level: 11.8
Avg Sentence (words): 23.17
Avg Word (chars): 4.67
Chapters: 18
Paragraphs: 1,613
Adult Reading Time: 6:54
Sentiment: -0.010
Intensity: 0.067
People: 870
Places: 331
Brands: 37
Things: 725
SAT Words: 1,171
Trajectory China 300: 180
TOEFL Words: 103
IELTS Words: 527
Nouns 58.4%
Verbs 19.7%
Adjectives 14.7%
Adverbs 5.0%
Other 2.2%
Profanity: 9
Explicit Activity: 1
Violence: 195

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