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Published by I.B. Tauris in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Iran

Subjects:

  • Iran -- History -- Ṣafavid dynasty, 1501-1736.

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Edition Notes

StatementSussan Babaie ... [et al.].
SeriesLibrary of Middle East history ;, v. 3
ContributionsBabaie, Sussan., Conference on Iranian Studies (2nd : 1998 : Bethesda, Md.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS292 .S53 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 218 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3433308M
ISBN 101860647219
LC Control Number2005272298
OCLC/WorldCa50614704

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TY - BOOK. T1 - Slaves of the Shah: New Elites of Safavid Iran. AU - Babaie, Sussan. AU - Farhad, Massumeh. A2 - Babayan, Kathryn. A2 - Baghdiantz-McCabe, Ina. N1 - Paperback edition published PY - Y1 - Cited by:   What is less understood is the extent to which the Safavid success depended on an elite originating from outside Iran: the slaves of Caucasian descent and the Armenian merchants of Isfahan. This book describes how these elites, following their conversion to Islam, helped to transform Isfahan's urban, artistic and social landscape. : Slaves of the Shah: New Elites of Safavid Iran (): Sussan Babaie, Kathryn Babayan, Ina Baghdiantz McCabe, Massumeh Farhad: BooksCited by: Get this from a library! Slaves of the Shah: new elites of Safavid Iran. [Sussan Babaie;] -- The Savafid dynasty represented, in political, cultural and economic terms the pinnacle of Iran's power and influence in its early modern history. The evidence for this -the creation of a nation.

It was these groups, bolstered by Shah Abbas the Great ( – ) and his successors, who became the pillars of Safavid political, economic and cultural life. This book describes how these elites, following their conversion to Islam, helped to form a new language of Savafid absolutism. Slaves of the Shah: New Elites of Safavid Iran Co-authored by Kathryn Babayan, Sussan Babaie, Ina Baghdiantz McCabe, Massumeh Farhad The Savafid dynasty represented, in political, cultural and economic terms the pinnacle of Iran's power and influence in its early modern history. Shah of Shahs is not, and is not meant to be, a history of the Iranian revolution. It is a short book which approaches the Iranian revolution from a particular angle. Kapuscinski, while a journalist, has an ability to report on events in a way that is entertaining to read and focuses on the implications for the people involved and by: Search Tips. Phrase Searching You can use double quotes to search for a series of words in a particular order. For example, "World war II" (with quotes) will give more precise results than World war II (without quotes). Wildcard Searching If you want to search for multiple variations of a word, you can substitute a special symbol (called a "wildcard") for one or more letters.

  The Safavid dynasty represented the pinnacle of Iran's power and influence in its early modern history. The evidence of this - the creation of a nation state, military expansion and success, economic dynamism and the exquisite art and Author: Sussan Babaie. Slaves of the Shah deals with a central feature of the Safavid period, that is, the presence at the helm of the state in the 17th and 18th centuries of political and commercial elites of foreign origin. The book is organized into five chapters. Slaves of the Shah: New Elites of Safavid Iran. Get this from a library! Slaves of the Shah: new elites of Safavid Iran. [Sussan Babaie;] -- "The Safavid dynasty represented the pinnacle of Iran's power and influence in its early modern history. The evidence of this-- the creation of a nation state, military expansion and success.