The Qajar dynasty ruled Iran between 1796 and 1925. Qajar can also be spelled as Kadjar.
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Iranian Identity and Historiography
Article by Juan R.I. Cole (University of Michigan) about the nationalist uses of the past by Iranian thinkers of the nineteenth century.
Iranian Millenarianism and Democratic Thought
History of Baha'i thinking about parliamentary democracy in the nineteenth century Middle East. By Juan R.I. Cole.
The Qajar Class Structure
Article by Ahmad Ashraf and Ali Banuazizi (Encyclopaedia Iranica).
Memories of an Iranian diplomat and Qajar descendant. Includes set of links, numerous photos and Qajar history.
The Siege of Herat
Thesis by John Carl Nelson discussing the political situation in the early 19th century and Persia's desire to Persia to restore its vanished empires. Includes an account of the siege (1837-1838), with maps and a bibliography.
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