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Persia (RLE Iran A)

History and Heritage

Edited by John A Boyle

© 2011 – Routledge

134 pages

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About the Book

This book traces the history and culture of Persia, one of the world’s oldest civilisations, from pre-history down to the present time.

Table of Contents

1. Persia Through the Ages: The Beginnings: The Achaemenids Laurence Lockhart and J. A .Boyle Parthians and Sasanians P. R. L. Brown From the Islamic Conquest to the Qajars Laurence Lockhart and John A. Boyle 2. The Pahlavi Era L. P. Elwell-Sutton 3. Persian Literature P. W. Avery 4. Persian Painting B. W. Robinson 5. Persian Architecture D. N. Wilber 6. Persian Pottery R. H. Pinder-Wilson 7. Persian Carpets G. Wilfrid Seager

About the Editor

Multivolume collection by leading authors in the field

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Iran

Routledge Library Editions: Iran re-issues 37 volumes originally published between 1902 and 1991. Together they provide a comprehensive view of the culture, history, politics and sociology of this strategically important nation.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies