ISBN-10:
0761825592
ISBN-13:
9780761825593
Pub. Date:
04/28/2003
Publisher:
UPA
The Great American Plunder of Persia's Antiquities, 1925-1941

The Great American Plunder of Persia's Antiquities, 1925-1941

by Mohammad Gholi Majd

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ISBN-13: 9780761825593
Publisher: UPA
Publication date: 04/28/2003
Pages: 282
Product dimensions: 5.74(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.84(d)

About the Author

Mohammad Gholi Majd holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from Cornell University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsv
Chapter 1Introduction1
Chapter 2Arthur Upham Pope and Persian Artifacts29
Chapter 3The Opening of Persia to Foreign Archaeology, 1923-1930: The Antiquities Law of 193055
Chapter 4The Rush to Persia by American Museums89
Chapter 5Expedition to Persepolis by the Oriental Institute127
Chapter 6American Pressure and Persian Surrender159
Chapter 7Persepolis Expedition's New Field Director and New Concession195
Chapter 8Schmidt's Airplane and Turbulence in Iran-America Relations223
Chapter 9The Final Phase, 1937-1941: A Tale of Deceit and Coercion241
Index267
About the Author277

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