The Struggle for Persia (RLE Iran A)

By Donald Stuart

© 2011 – Routledge

276 pages

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Hardback: 9780415608442
pub: 2011-02-24
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About the Book

This volume is an account of the journey the author made between Eastern Russia (via Tabriz) to Teheran at the turn of the twentieth century. This is not just a travelogue, however, but a lament for the loss of British “prestige” and power in the region to Russia.

Table of Contents

1. “Eastward Ho!” 2. Odessa and the Crimea 3. The Black Sea (Afou, Suchum etc) 4. Batoum (The Plague) 5. Tiflis 6. Farewell Civilisation (A Russian Post House) 7. We Jolt Our Weary Length Along 8. The Land of the Lion and the Sun 9. Taza-Kand (Dreadful Experiences) 10. Tabriz. 11. A Day’s Shooting 12. A Vermin District 13. The Kaflan-Kuh 14. Teheran 15. Teheran (continued) 16. The Peacock Throne 17. The Shah’s Army 18. The Russian Octopus 19. Railway Enterprise 20. How it All Came About 21. Meshed and Bushire (Turquoise and Pearl) 22. What the Future Will Bring Forth 23. Through “Holy Russia” 24. England to the Rescue

About the Author

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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:
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies