Review Summary of John Ghazvinian's America and Iran: A History 1720 to the Present

IRAN REVIEW

John Ghazvinian

America and Iran: A History 1720 to the Present

Alfred A. Knop

New York 2021

Fraternal Beginnings

The history of US-Iranian relations goes back at least as far as the era of the 2nd Qajar, Fath Aki Shah, 1797-1834, when American rum traders of the 1830s delivered rum to Persia. At around that same time, American Presbyterians enter…

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