Qajar Iran and the Rise of Reza Khan, 1796-1925

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Pub. Date: 1999-03-01
Publisher(s): Mazda Pub
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Qajar Iran and the Rise of Reza Khan 1796-1925, provides a brief but comprehensive history of this period, encompassing the whole rule of the Qajar dynasty and the rise to power of Reza Khan until he had the Qajars deposed. It covers political, socio-economic, intellectual and cultural history and religious and ethnic minorities as well as women. It also deals with foreign relations and interactions with western powers.

Author Biography

Nikki R. Keddie is Professor Emerita of History at UCLA and fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Table of Contents

Main Trends in Iranian History and Culturep. 1
The Qajar Dynasty: The Early Period 1796-1852p. 14
Iranian Politics and Society 1852-1890p. 32
Rebellion and Revolution 1890-1914p. 44
From World War to Coup d'Etat 1914-1921p. 65
Reza Khan: From Coup to Coronation 1921-26p. 78
Conclusion: The Qajar Period and the Twentieth Centuryp. 89
Theatrical Buildings and Performances in Tehranp. 94
Illustrationsp. 103
Bibliographyp. 123
Indexp. 127
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