ADMINISTRATION in Iran

This entry covers state administration in Iran in the modern period, from the rise of the Safavids to the fall of the Pahlavis in 1979. 

 

ADMINISTRATION in Iran.

i. Achaemenid Period. See ACHAEMENID DYNASTY

ii. Arsacid/Parthian Period. See ARSACIDS.

iii. Sasanian Period. See SASANIAN DYNASTY.

iv. Early Islamic Period. See under ʿABBASID CALIPHATE and BUYIDS.

v. Medieval Period. See under GHAZNAVIDS and IL-KHANIDS.

vi. Safavid, Zand, and Qajar Periods

vii. Pahlavi Period

(Multiple Authors)

Originally Published: December 15, 1983

Last Updated: July 22, 2011

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Vol. I, Fasc. 5, pp. 462-470

Multiple Authors, “Administration in Iran,” Encyclopædia Iranica, I/5, pp. 462-470; an updated version is available online at http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/administration-in-iran-index (accessed on 8 January 2014).