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A Victorian Holocaust : Iran in the Great Famine of 1869-1873

Author: Mohammad Gholi Majd
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Hamilton Books, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Little is known about the Great Famine of 1869-1873, possibly the greatest calamity in the history of Iran. Using a variety of primary sources, including American missionary reports, this book describes and quantifies the devastation of the Great Famine of 1869-73 that killed 10-12 million Iranians, amounting to two-thirds of the population.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1005692940
Print version :
Majd, Mohammad Gholi, 1946-
Victorian Holocaust.
Lanham, Maryland : Hamilton Books, [2018]
(DLC) 2017955117
(OCoLC)1005692940
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mohammad Gholi Majd
ISBN: 0761870156 9780761870159
OCLC Number: 1014365162
Description: 1 online resource (iii, 129 pages)
Contents: Reports of famine and Iranian government denial --
Famine in South Iran --
Famine in Central Iran: Isfahan, Yazd and Qum --
Famine in Khorassan and North-East Iran --
Famine in Tehran --
Famine in Hamadan and Kermanshah --
Famine in Zanjan and Qazvin --
Famine in Azerbaijan --
The Persian Famine Relief Committee --
The toll from famine and disease.
Responsibility: Mohammad Gholi Majd.

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Historian Mohammad Gholi Majd draws attention to one of the most significant, yet often overlooked events in Iranian history in his third and most recent addition to his series on historical famines Read more...

 
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