Landlord and peasant in Persia; a study of land tenure and land revenue administration.

London, New York, Oxford University Presss, 1953.

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Subjects Farm tenancy -- Iran.
Farm tenancy.
Impuesto predial -- Irán.
Iran. Agriculture.
Iran. Question agraire.
Land tenure -- Iran.
Land tenure.
Land value taxation -- Iran.
Land value taxation.
Landlord and tenant -- Iran.
Landlord and tenant.
Paysannerie -- Iran.
Propietario e inquilino -- Irán.
Propriétaires fonciers -- Iran.
Propriété foncière -- Iran.
Description xxxi, 459 pages, folded map 23 cm
Copyright Date 1953.
Notes "Issued under the auspices of the Royal Institute of International Affairs."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 411-421).
Summary "This is a study of land tenure and rural organization in Persia before the land reforms of 1962-6. The work provides an outline of the history of land tenure and land revenue administration from Islamic times down to the Iranian Constitutional Revolution in 1906 which brought an end to the medieval system of land tenure. It also examines the Pahlavi periods, and covers topics such as legal codes, irrigation, large landlords, peasant proprietors, share-cropping arrangements, agricultural methods and standards of living."
Contents Origins : the Arab conquest -- Revenue administration -- The Iqṭāʻ system and the Seljūqs -- The Mongols and the break with tradition -- The growth of absolutism : the Ṣafavids -- The Afsharid interlude : the rise of the Qājārs -- The second half of the nineteenth century : the eve of reform -- The constitution : the rise of Riẓā Shāh -- The civil code -- Irrigation -- Ouqāf -- Khāliṣeh -- The large landed proprietors -- Peasant proprietors and other small owners -- Tribal areas -- The crop-sharing peasant : security of tenure -- The division of the crop : rents -- Personal servitude and dues -- The payment of the local officials -- Flocks and pastures -- The problems of the peasant : agricultural methods -- The problems of the peasant : debt; standard of living -- The future.
Geographic Area Iran
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4118155
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Lambton, Ann K. S., 1912-2008.
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