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The sword of Persia : Nader Shah, from tribal warrior to conquering tyrant

Author: Michael Axworthy
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed by Palgrave Macmillan, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Nader Shah, ruler of Persia from 1736 to 1747, embodied ruthless ambition, energy, military brilliance, cynicism and cruelty. His reign was filled with bloodshed, betrayal and horror. Yet Nader Shah is central to Iran's early modern history. From a shepherd boy he rose to liberate his country from foreign occupation, and make himself Shah. He took eighteenth-century Iran from political collapse to become the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Axworthy, Michael.
Sword of Persia.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed by Palgrave Macmillan, ©2006
(DLC) 2009284455
(OCoLC)268792530
Named Person: Nādir Shāh, Shah of Iran; Nādir Shāh, Shah of Iran
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Axworthy
ISBN: 9780857721938 0857721933 9780857724168 0857724169 9780857733474 0857733478 9780755612291 0755612299
OCLC Number: 607845931
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 348 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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Nader Shah, ruler of Persia from 1736 to 1747, embodied ruthless ambition, energy, military brilliance, cynicism and cruelty. His reign was filled with bloodshed, betrayal and horror. This book  Read more...

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