Karim Khan Zand

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Author(s): John R. Perry
Genre: History, Religion
Original Publish Date: Dec 01, 2012
Product Number: EB00664780
Released: Mar 27, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781780741994
Publisher: Oneworld Academic
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Description

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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