Napoleon and Persia: Franco-Persian Relations under the First Empire, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Napoleon and Persia

Franco-Persian Relations under the First Empire, 1st Edition

By Iradj Amini


228 pages

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Paperback: 9781138010666
pub: 2019-05-15
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Hardback: 9780700711680
pub: 1999-04-23

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The first book on this subject since 1904. It examines the growing interest of Napoleon in India, the genesis of Franco-Persian relations, Napoleon in Egypt, the British and French missions to Persia, the Franco-Persian Treaty of Finkenstein, the Persian mission to Paris, Russia's hostility to Persia, the decline of French, and the rise of Bristish, influence in Persia.


'Readers of the book will witness a subtle diplomatic game full of unexpected turns and observe the vast range of Napoleon's strategy.' - Ahmad Gunny, Journal of Islamic Studies

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies