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  • Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland, Volume 21, Issue 1
  • January 2011, pp. 31-39

Nader Shah and Persian Naval Expansion in the Persian Gulf, 1700–1747

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  • Published online: 20 January 2011

The purpose of this article is to relate a remarkable episode involving Nader Shah's navy and to connect it directly to the wider aims and projects of his regime (notably his ambitions in India), and the central events of his reign. In this way his Persian Gulf policy may emerge not as the oddity it might at first appear, but rather as a consistent element in a coherent larger whole.

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Marshall G. S. Hodgson , The Venture of Islam [especially Vol. 3, ‘The Gunpowder Empires and Modern Times’] (Chicago, 1974)

Willem Floor , ‘Dutch Trade in Afsharid Persia’, Studia Iranica 34 (2005) – reprinted in Floor

S. Subrahmanyam ‘Un Grand Derangement: Dreaming an Indo-Persian Empire in South Asia, 1740–1800’ Journal of Early Modern History, Vol. IV, (Leiden, 2000)

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Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society
  • ISSN: 1356-1863
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