The Cambridge history of Iran. Vol.1 The land of Iran / edited by W. B. Fisher.

Published
  • Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 1968
Physical description
xix, 783p, 16p.of plates,1 fold.map : ill, maps ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 0521069351
Contents
  • List of plates -- Volume editor's preface -- Units of measurement -- Part I. The Land: 1. Physical geography -- 2. Geology -- 3. Geomorphology -- 4. The origin of the Zagros defiles -- 5. Climate -- 6. Soils -- 7. Hydrography -- 8. Vegetation -- 9. Mammals -- 10. Zoogeographic analysis of the lizard fauna of Iran -- 11. Ornithology -- Part II. The People: 12. Early man in Iran -- 13. Geography of settlement -- 14. Population -- Part III. Economic Life: 15. Minerals -- 16. Industrial activities -- 17. Communications, transport, retail trade and service -- 18. Agriculture -- 19. Water use in north-east Iran -- 20. Pastoralism, Nomadism and the social anthropology of Iran -- 21. Land reform of Iran -- Part IV. Conclusion: 22. The personality of Iran -- Bibliography -- Conversion tables -- Index.
Genre
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

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