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The English Amongst the Persians: Imperial Lives in Nineteenth-Century Iran

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Relations between Britain and Iran have always been fraught. Against a background of intrigue, manipulation and Anglo-Russian rivalry for influence, Sir Denis Wright charts the experiences, adventures, and impact of the "English" (including many Scots, Irish, and Welsh) who helped to define the relationship between Britain and Iran from the end of the 18th century to the e ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published May 4th 2001 by I. B. Tauris
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Denis Wright , Honorary Fellow of St. Edmund Hall and St. Antony’s College, Oxford, was British Ambassador in Iran from 1963-1971.
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