The Sword of Persia: Nader Shah, from Tribal Warrior to Conquering Tyrant

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The Sword of Persia: Nader Shah, from Tribal Warrior to Conquering Tyrant - Axworthy, Michael

Nader Shah, ruler of Persia from 1736 to 1747, took eighteenth-century Iran from political collapse to become the dominant power in the region, recovering Herat and Kandahar, conquering Moghul Delhi, plundering the enormous treasures of India, repeatedly defeating Ottoman Turkey, and overrunning most of what is now Iraq. But suspicion and avarice ... Read More

The Sword of Persia: Nader Shah, from Tribal Warrior to Conquering Tyrant 2006, I. B. Tauris & Company

ISBN-13: 9781850437062

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