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‎‘What are Universities For?’ available in Persian

‎‘What are Universities For?’ available in Persian

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The book which has been translated into Persian by Aria Matin and Iman Bahirayi and released by the Research Center of Cultural and Social Studies in Tehran in 352 pages and 200 copies.  
 
Across the world, universities are more numerous than they have ever been, yet at the same time there is unprecedented confusion about their purpose and skepticism about their value. ‘What Are Universities For?’ offers a spirited and compelling argument for completely rethinking the way we see our universities, and why we need them.
 
Stefan Collini challenges the common claim that universities need to show that they help to make money in order to justify getting more money. Instead, he argues that we must reflect on the different types of institution and the distinctive roles they play...

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‎‘The Body: A Guide for Occupants’ at Iranian bookstores

‎‘The Body: A Guide for Occupants’ at Iranian bookstores

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In the bestselling, prize-winning ‘A Short History of Nearly Everything’, Bill Bryson achieved the seemingly impossible by making the science of our world both understandable and entertaining to millions of people around the globe.
 
Now in ‘The Body: A Guide for Occupants’ which has been translated into Persian by Ghasem Kiani Moghaddam he turns his attention inwards to explore the human body, how it functions and its remarkable ability to heal itself.
 
Full of extraordinary facts and astonishing stories, is a brilliant, often very funny attempt to understand the miracle of our physical and neurological make up.
 
A wonderful successor to ‘A Short History of Nearly Everything’, this book will have you marvelling at the form you occupy, and celebrating the genius of your existence...

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