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  1. The ‘Dreaded’ Death of Karim Khan Zand, Ruler of Persia

    and was to trigger a period of profound instability in Iran: the death, in 1779, of the ruler of Persia, Karim Khan... instability in Iran: the ...


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  2. Finding Aid: The Persia Collection in the Political (External) Department Records

    Dr Mark Hobbs Gulf History Specialist, British Library The Persia Collection: casting light on Britain’s thorny relationship with Persia ...


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  3. How the American Civil War Caused a Boom in Cotton in Persia

    such as Persia to begin exporting their cotton to Britain. Previously Persia’s cotton growers had only supplied... 12 May 1866, reporting ...


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  4. From Persia to Iran: the Politics of the Change of Name and its Impact on the Oil Concession

    an Englishman, the chance of acquiring an oil concession in Persia. The first of its kind in the Gulf region,... was originally granted to the ...


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  5. The Brutal End of Persia’s Zand Dynasty

    Louis Allday The Death of Karim Khan Zand, ruler of Persia, in 1779 marked the beginning... the ruler of Persia and founder of the Zand ...


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  6. Napoleon’s Agent: Monitoring the Movements of Monsieur Romieu in the East

    in Constantinople, Syria and Persia ensured that they kept one step ahead of a mysterious French officer. On 27... that Romieu had now arrived ...


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  7. Foundation of an Empire: The East India Company’s Early Trade in Silk and Wool

    over time, it was initially a matter of textile trading with Persia that first lured them to the shores... had sought a way into Persia, ...


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  8. Finding Aid: Departmental Papers: Political and Secret Separate (or Subject) Files

    Library relate to countries and territories in the Gulf and Middle East including: Persia (Iran), Qatar,... in the region during the First World ...


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  9. A Quest for Knowledge: The Basra Date Palm, the Botanical Garden in Bengal

    81055/vdc_100008391121.0x000001 Photograph of a Persian Assafoetida plant from 'South Persia' by Lt. A. A. Crookshank... a presence. ...


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  10. German Interests in the Gulf’s Pearling Industry

    the corridors of power of the German Government in Berlin. That influence reached as far as Persia... Bahrain Persia Persian Gulf Commerce ...


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