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Spurred via a Russian risk to India and the weak point of the Qajar dynasty (1796-1925), Britain confirmed an intensive consular community to extra its pursuits in southern Iran within the past due 19th and early 20th centuries. In 1888, there have been simply 4 British consulates within the nation; by means of 1921 there have been twenty-three. H. Lyman Stebbins investigates the improvement and results of British imperialism in Iran in a time of overseas competition, revolution and international struggle. whereas earlier narratives of Anglo-Iranian kinfolk have fascinated by the top diplomatic circles in Tehran, London, Calcutta and St. Petersburg, this publication argues that British consuls and political brokers made the colossal southern borderlands of Iran the true centre of British energy and impact in this interval. according to British consular data from Bushehr, Shiraz, Sistan and Muhammarah, this ebook finds that Britain, India and Iran have been associated jointly by way of discourses of colonial wisdom and styles of political, army and monetary keep watch over. It additionally contextualizes the emergence of Iranian nationalism in addition to the failure and cave in of the Qajar nation throughout the Iranian Constitutional Revolution and the 1st global War.

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