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the ruthless king who became an Iranian legend

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the ruthless king who became an Iranian legend

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Shah Abbas: the ruthless king who became an Iranian legend
2009, I.B. Tauris, Distributed in the U.S. by Palgrave Macmillan
in English
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Shah Abbas: the ruthless king who became an Iranian legend
2009, I.B. Tauris, Distributed in the U.S. by Palgrave Macmillan
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London, New York, New York

Table of Contents

Shah Abbas's inheritance : the birth of a Shi'i state
A turbulent childhood and the seizure of power
Abbas takes control
The recovery of Khurasan from the Uzbeks
English adventurers at the service of Shah Abbas
Maintaining the offensive : Khurasan, the Persian Gulf, and a challenge to the Ottomans
Abbas expels the Ottomans
The search for European allies
Pressure on the Gulf, mass deportations, and the murder of a son
An Anglo-Iranian victory : the capture of Hormuz
Final triumphs : the capture of Qandahar and Baghdad
A conflict of envoys
The English envoys and the death of Abbas
Abbas, the man and the king
The court of Shah Abbas
The throne and mosque alliance
The city that was half the world
The merchant king
Shah Abbas and the arts
The later Safavids
Conclusion.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-268) and index.

Genre
Biography

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
955.03092
Library of Congress
DS292.6 .B55 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
xiv, 274 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of pages
274

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23914276M
ISBN 10
1845119894
ISBN 13
9781845119898
LC Control Number
2009464064

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