Very Good with no dust jacket. 0226660982. Pencil notes in index pages, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover.; "The purpose, however, remains unchanged-to illustrated the acquisition, administration, and forfeiture of Iranian empire by a man extraordinary for his ordinary humanity in an age of conventional tyrants. The extent to which he was the creator, catalyst, or creature of his age may then be more fairly assessed."-Preface. Contents: List of Illustrations; Preface; Abbreviations; Explanatory Notes; Prologue: The Historical Background; Part One: The Struggle for Power in Western Iran 1747-63: 1. The Bakhtyari-Zand Regency; 2. Karim Khan as Vakil; 3. Azad Khan Afghan; 4. Mohammad Hasan Khan Qajar; 5. Afghans and Afshars; Part Two: Consolidation and Expansion 1763-79: 6. Internal Dissension; 7. Fars and the Central Provinces; 8. Kerman and Yazd; 9. The Qajar Revival; 10. The Persian Gulf; 11. The Siege of Basra; 12. Kurdistan and the Occupation of Basra; Part Three: Iran under Karim Khan: 13. Government, Land, and People; 14. Administration, Revenue, and Society; 15. Trade and Foreign Relations; 16. The Vakil at Home; Epilogue: Karim Khan's Successors; Appendix: Survey and Assessment of Sources; Bibliography; Index.; Publications of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies; Vol. 12; xi, 340 pages.
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