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*[http://pahar.in/wpfb-file/1944-over-khyber-to-the-caspian-sea-by-ahlsand-s-pdf/  ''Over Khyber to the Caspian Sea''] by Ruth Ahlsand 1944.  Published by Thackers Bombay. Link to a pdf download PAHAR Mountains of Central Asia Digital Dataset.  The Norwegian authoress and her husband followed the trail of the Peacock Throne, which was looted from Delhi and taken to Teheran in 1739.  It is thus a different kind of travel book, tracing the path and the history of this Throne and touching on characters and events. <ref>[https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/59477978 Book review  ''Sunday Times'' (Perth, WA : Sun 22 Jun 1947] trove.nla.gov.au</ref>
 
*[http://pahar.in/wpfb-file/1944-over-khyber-to-the-caspian-sea-by-ahlsand-s-pdf/  ''Over Khyber to the Caspian Sea''] by Ruth Ahlsand 1944.  Published by Thackers Bombay. Link to a pdf download PAHAR Mountains of Central Asia Digital Dataset.  The Norwegian authoress and her husband followed the trail of the Peacock Throne, which was looted from Delhi and taken to Teheran in 1739.  It is thus a different kind of travel book, tracing the path and the history of this Throne and touching on characters and events. <ref>[https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/59477978 Book review  ''Sunday Times'' (Perth, WA : Sun 22 Jun 1947] trove.nla.gov.au</ref>
 
*[https://archive.org/details/br00itishacademytrbritrich ''The British Academy transliteration of Arabic and Persian. Report of the Committee appointed to draw up a practical scheme for the transliteration into English of words and names belonging to the languages of the Nearer East''] 1917 Archive.org
 
*[https://archive.org/details/br00itishacademytrbritrich ''The British Academy transliteration of Arabic and Persian. Report of the Committee appointed to draw up a practical scheme for the transliteration into English of words and names belonging to the languages of the Nearer East''] 1917 Archive.org
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*[https://archive.org/details/thepersianlanguagereubenlevy_47_I/page/n1/mode/2up ''The Persian Language''] by  Reuben Levy 1951 Archive.org
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==

Latest revision as of 01:40, 29 June 2020

Iran was previously known as Persia. This page also includes the Persian Gulf and surrounding areas.

Also see

FIBIS resources

Records

The journal Iran is available at the British Library, UIN: BLL01017595572
See also Armenian Graves in Bushire from Chater Genealogy which refers to these articles.
The original records are now in the London Metropolitan Archives DL/E/E/056/MS11215A (previously in the Guildhall) and are records from the Mission Chapel, Julfa. The chapel appears to have been attached to the Church Missionary Society. Catalogue entry or Search the Catalogue.
There are also some records for Iran in the "World Miscellaneous" records on FamilySearch

FIBIS resources

John Isaacson, who at the time was described as a "Sergeant, RE", arrived in Persia on 11 November 1863 and was posted to the Persian section of the IETD. He died in Bushire in 1892.

External links

Maps

Historical books online

Also see Gazetteers - Persian Gulf, Oman And Central Arabia
Sir John Chardin’s Travels in Persia. 1927 reprint of the 1724 edition A New and Accurate Description of Persia, (there having been a 1720 edition with the title Sir John Chardin’s Travels in Persia translated by Edmund Lloyd), from the original French publications about travels in Persia 1669-1677, edited by N M Penzer with a "Preface", and an "Introduction" by Sir Percy Sykes. 1927 Archive.org
Chardin, Sir John Encyclopædia Iranica
A later edition, edited, with notes and an introduction, by William Crooke, formerly of the Bengal Civil Service. in three volumes, printed for the Hakluyt Society, (Second Series, 2/19, 2/20 and 2/39) 1909-1915. Volume 1, Volume II, Volume III. Archive.org, Public Library of India Collection.
Also available Qatar Digital Library where the illustrations have been correctly rotated, the latter digitised from British Library: Printed Collections, IOL.1947.b.134
Central Asia. Part V. A contribution towards the better knowledge of the History, Ethnography, Topography, and resources of part of Asiatic Turkey and Caucasia compiled by Lieutenant-Colonel C M Macgregor 1872. Qatar Digital Library.
Volume II. Zoology and Geology by W T Blanford. 1876 Archive.org
Persia Revisited by General Sir Thomas Edward Gordon, formerly Military Attache and Oriental Secretary to Her Majesty’s Legation at Tehran. 1896 Archive.org, Public Library of India Collection.
A History of Persia by Lieut-Col P M Sykes 1915 Archive.org Volume I, Volume II;
Vol I, 2nd edition 1921. Also available World Digital Library Library of Congress. Images and maps may be better/ rotatable. Click on image to read online. Vol II, 2nd edition 1921 Archive.org;
Vol I, 3rd edition 1930, Vol II, 3rd edition 1930 Archive.org.
Persia by Brigadier General Sir Percy Sykes 1922 Archive.org including
A biography of Sir Percy Sykes: Persia in the Great Game: Sir Percy Sykes, Explorer, Consul, Soldier, Spy by Antony Wynn 2003. Available at the British Library UIN: BLL01006930820 . Book review.[2]
British Library Untold lives blog ‘Persian Gulf tragedy’ – the death of John Gordon Lorimer 08 February 2014 (retrieved 18 June 2014)
The Gates of India, being an Historical Narrative by Colonel Sir Thomas Holdich 1910
Political Frontiers and Boundary Making by Col. Sir Thomas H Holdich 1916
"Between the Tigris and the Indus" by Colonel Sir Thomas H Holdich The Geographical Review Volume IV September 1, 1917 Archive.org
Persia by Sir Arnold Wilson 1932. Link to a pdf download STOU Digital Repository Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University, Thailand. Note, website has been noticed to be unavailable at times. Possibly may be open only during "office hours".

References

  1. faculty.ucr.edu
  2. Book review by Noel Malcolm of Persia in the Great Game: Sir Percy Sykes, Explorer, Consul, Soldier, Spy by Antony Wynn. 9 March 2003. The Telegraph
  3. Book review Sunday Times (Perth, WA : Sun 22 Jun 1947 trove.nla.gov.au