Karim Khan Zand

Karim Khan Zand

by John R. Perry
     
 

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A forward thinking and notably popular leader, Karim Khan Zand (1705-1779) was the founder of the Zand dynasty in Iran. In this insightful profile of a man before his time, esteemed academic John Perry shows how by opening up international trade, employing a fair fiscal system and showing respect for existing religious institutions, Karim Khan succeeded in creating

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A forward thinking and notably popular leader, Karim Khan Zand (1705-1779) was the founder of the Zand dynasty in Iran. In this insightful profile of a man before his time, esteemed academic John Perry shows how by opening up international trade, employing a fair fiscal system and showing respect for existing religious institutions, Karim Khan succeeded in creating a peaceful and prosperous state in a particularly turbulent epoch of history.

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ISBN-13:
9781851684359
Publisher:
Oneworld Publications
Publication date:
10/25/2006
Series:
Makers of the Muslim World Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.73(w) x 8.89(h) x 0.70(d)

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