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"Karim Khan Zand: A History of Iran 1747-1779" by John R Perry
A critical review of the life, career and impact of the complex leader.
# 20376 | 2,700 words | 1 source | 1993 | US
Published on Mar 20, 2003 in History (Leaders) , History (Middle Eastern)


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"John R. Perry's Karim Khan Zand: A History of Iran, 1747.1779 is a thorough and informative study on a fascinating period in Iran's past. Perry, an assistant professor of Persian language and civilization at the University of Chicago, wrote this book in order to fill the gap that exists in research studies on the life and career of Karim Khan. In the Preface, Perry points out that the fifty years of Karim Khan's ascendancy was a formative time in Iran's history. Despite this, the lack of research on the Afsharids and the Zands also makes this one of the "most obscure" periods in Iranian history (p. vii). The few concise studies that existed when Perry wrote his book were in the Persian language and contained "inaccuracies and inadequacies due mainly to a shortage of relevant sources other than Persian" (p. 315). Therefore, in order to rectify the situation, Perry..."

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