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Title East and west of Zagros : travel, war and politics in Persia and Iraq 1913-1921 / by C.J. Edmonds ; edited, and with an introduction by Yann Richard.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010.


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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 377 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Iran studies, 1569-7401 ; v. 4
Iran studies ; v. 4.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-338) and index.
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Subject Edmonds, C. J. (Cecil John) -- Travel -- Iran.
Edmonds, C. J. (Cecil John) -- Travel -- Iraq.
Edmonds, C. J. (Cecil John)
Edmonds, Cecil J. 1889-1979
Iran -- Description and travel.
Iraq -- Description and travel.
British -- Iran -- Biography.
Diplomatic and consular service, British -- Iran -- History -- 20th century.
Iran -- Politics and government -- 1911-1925.
Iran -- History -- Jangalī movement, 1914-1921.
Iran -- History -- Coup d'état, 1921.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Iraq.
World War (1914-1918) fast (OCoLC)fst01180746
Jangalī Movement (Iran : 1914-1921) fast (OCoLC)fst01907507
Coup d'état (Iran : 1921) fast (OCoLC)fst01352598
Genre Biographies.
Contents List of Illustrations and Maps; Foreword by Yann Richard; Preface; PART I THE PERSIAN GULF; Chapter One Introduction; Chapter Two Cambridge to Constantinople; Chapter Three Constantinople to Bushire; Chapter Four Life at Bushire; Chapter Five First Caravan Journey; Chapter Six Prelude to the Zimmermann Telegram; PART II LOWER MESOPOTAMIA; Chapter Seven Basra; Chapter Eight The Tigris Front; Chapter Nine Amara; Chapter Ten The Great Swamp; Chapter Eleven The Euphrates Line; PART III SOUTH-WEST PERSIA; Chapter Twelve The Karun Front; Chapter Thirteen Shushtar; Chapter Fourteen Dizful.
Summary C.J. Edmonds published articles in orientalist journals and co-authored with Taufiq Wahby "" A Kurdish-English dictionary"" (Oxford, 1966). He published his memoirs of Iraq, Kurds, Turks, and Arabs: politics, travel and research in North-Eastern Iraq, 1919-1925 (London - New York, 1957), but his Persian memoirs remained unpublished. It tells how, after studying oriental languages in Cambridge, he became Consular Officer in Bushire, participated in British campaigns in Mesopotamia during First World War. As a Political Officer in Luristan Edmonds was in charge of the oil fieldsa (TM) security a
Other Author Richard, Yann.
Other Title Print version: Edmonds, C.J. (Cecil John). East and west of Zagros. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010 9789004173446