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By Vanessa Martin

ISBN-10: 041537295X

ISBN-13: 9780415372954

With contributions from popular specialists within the box, this book provides a great historical past to the historical past of Anglo-Iranian family. targeting the political and financial courting of england and problems with strategic sensitivity, the ebook additionally illuminates British kin with society and the country and describes the interplay among a number of representatives and brokers of either countries.

Anglo-Iranian family members have had a protracted and intricate heritage, characterised at the one hand through distrust and intrusion and at the different by way of mutual trade and knowing. This publication explores the exciting background of this interactive dating when you consider that 1800, it from quite a few views. Drawing on formerly unavailable records in English and Persian, the ebook argues that Iran within the 19th century had a countrywide nation, which strongly defended the nationwide interests.

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Sir Percy Sykes, A History of Persia, Vol. I (London 1921), p. 133. See also Vita Sackville-West, Passenger to Teheran (London 1926), pp. 105, 121. 49. ‘President Khatami Addresses Iranian Expatriates in USA’, BBC SWB ME/3339 MED/1, dated 23 September 1998, New York 20 September 1998. 20 2 MAJOR-GENERAL SIR ROBERT MURDOCH SMITH KCMG AND ANGLO-IRANIAN RELATIONS IN ART AND CULTURE Jennifer M. Scarce There is a long and distinguished tradition of Scottish involvement in the history and commerce of Europe and the Middle East where steadily increasing contact offered opportunities for careers as diplomats, soldiers, merchants, scientists, archaeologists, artists and explorers.

A. Grafton, The Footnote: A Curious History (Cambridge, Mass. 1997), pp. 225–6. , p. 67. M. Bentley, ‘Approaches’, p. 422. For a discussion on the development of the ‘modern fact’ see M. Poovey, The History of the Modern Fact: Problems of Knowledge in the Sciences of Wealth and Society (London 1998). See for example Lewis, ‘Reflections’, p. 70. For a discussion of the value of Persian sources and historiography, see J. S. Meisami, Persian Historiography to the End of the 12th Century (Edinburgh 1999), pp.

The memoir was the result of observations and reports made by the team that had accompanied John Malcolm on his third and final mission to Iran, beginning in 1810. Macdonald Kinneir was no stranger to Iran, having served with Malcolm on his second mission of 1808, so his opinion cannot be regarded as simple naivety. Rather, his judgement on the political importance of the ulama reflects a more general British (and, in Macdonald Kinneir’s case, British-Indian) underestimation of the significance of the religious classes in Iranian political life.

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