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Author Kazemzadeh, Firuz.

Title Russia and Britain in Persia : Imperial Ambitions in Qajar Iran.

Imprint London : I.B. Tauris, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource (729 pages)
Summary At the height of her imperial power Britain clashed with Russia at many points from Turkey to China. But it was only in Persia and Central Asia that these two expansionist empires met face to face. The fear of a Russian drive against India had initially impelled the British to oppose the extension of Russian influence. Russia's subsequent advance into Central Asia and her spectacular conquests in the second half of the nineteenth century both startled Europe and narrowed the gap separating the Russians and the British. This classic work by distinguished historian Firuz Kazemzadeh provides an.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 681-698) and index.
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Subject Iran -- Foreign relations -- Russia.
Russia -- Foreign relations -- Iran.
Iran -- History -- Qajar dynasty, 1794-1925.
Iran -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Iran.
Diplomatic relations.
Qajar Dynasty (Iran)
Great Britain.
Chronological Term 1794-1925
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: 9781780763101
ISBN 0857721739
9780857721730 (electronic bk.)