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Author Filmer, Henry

Title Revival : a Record of Travel by Motor in Persia with an Account of Its Ancient and Modern Ways
Published Milton : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (345 pages)
Series Routledge Revivals Ser
Routledge Revivals Ser
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Illustrations; The Prologue of the Pageant; I From Teheran to Mohammerah Through Luristan and Elam; The Charm of Persia; The Start by Post Truck; Kum to Sultanabad; Sultanabad to Malayer; Persian Carpets, Protestant Missions and Politics; Malayer, the Modern World and the Shah-in-Shah; Through Luristan: the Lurs and Other Persian Tribes; Through Borujerd and Picturesque Khoramabad; Salehabad and the Trans-Persian Railway
IV The Desert Cities of Kerman and YezdThe Particular Interest of Those Cities; In the Footsteps of Marco Polo; Kashan; Natanz and Nain; The Good and Noble City of Yezd; Kerman, Behind the Beyond; The Zoroastrians in Kerman and Yezd; V Mithraism, the Magi and Zoroastrianism; VI The Shi'a Pilgrim Road through Khorasan to Meshed; The Road in History; Semnan; Damghan and the Birth of the Parthian Power; Damghan to Sabzavar; Nishapur and Omar Khayyam; The Holy City of Meshed; Tus, the Home and Tomb of Firdausi; Meshed to Teheran through the Country of the Turcomans; Bujnurd to Asterabad
Susa: Seat of the Elamites and of Daniel and EstherAhwaz and the Anglo-Persian Oil Company; Ahwaz to Mohammerah and Abadan; II Persepolis, Cradle of the Persian Nation; Pasargadæ, and the Rise of Cyrus the Great; Birth of the Persian Nation; Persepolis, Seat of Darius and Xerxes; The Panoply of Persia's Past at Naksh-i-Rustam; The Sassaman Epoch of Persian History; Persepolis in Final Retrospect; III Rose-Petaled Shiraz and Peerless Ispahan; Persia from the Arab Conquest to the Kajars; Rose-Petaled Shiraz, Home of Sa'di and Hafiz; From Shiraz to Ispahan; Ispahan, Once Half the World
The Rock Sculptures of BisitunFrom Bisitun to Hamadan; Hamadan, the Ancient Ecbatana; Kazvin, Sometime Sefavid Capital of Persia; The Sefavids, Their Cruelty and Its Causes; X Teheran and the Caspian Provinces; The Capital City of Persia; Environs of Teheran; From Teheran to Mazanderan and Gilan; Meshed-i-Sar to Pahlevi and Return to Teheran; XI Modern Persian History in the Light of Anglo-Russian Rivalry; Introduction; Anglo-Russian Rivalry before the War; Persia's Situation during the War; Soviet Eastern Policy in Theory and Its Roots in Leninism; Soviet Eastern Policy in Practice
VII Religions in Persia After ZoroasterThe Shi'a Religion; The Religions of Babism and Bahaism; Religions of the Manichees and the Mazdakites; VIII Through Persian Azerbaijan and Kurdistan; Importance of Azerbaijan in History; Importance of Azerbaijan as a Trade Route; Teheran to Tabriz; Maragha and the Mongols; Tabriz; Ardebil, Cradle and Tomb of the Sefavids; The Sefavid Shrine of Ardebil; From Tabriz through Persian Kurdistan; IX Baghdad to Teheran Through Kermanshah, Hamadan and Kazvin; The Route in History; Baghdad to Kermanshah; Kermanshah and Tak-i-Bostan
Notes The Influence of Russia's Collapse on British Policy
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ISBN 1351339001