GILĀN

or Ḡelān; province at the southwestern coast of the Caspian Sea. 

 

GĪLĀN, Ḡelān (Ar. Jīlān), province at the southwestern coast of the Caspian Sea.

i. Geography and Ethnography

ii. Population

iii. Archeology

iv. History in the early Islamic period

v. History under the Safavids

vi. History in the 18th century

vii. History in the 19th century

viii. History in the 20th century. Forthcoming.

viiia. In the Constitutional Revolution 1905-11.

ix. Monuments

x. Languages

xi. Irrigation

xii. Rural Housing

xiii. Kinship and Marriage

xiv. Ethnic Groups

xv. Popular and Literary Perceptions of Identity

xvi. Folklore

xvii. Gender Relations

xviii. Rural Production Techniques

xix. Landholding and Social Stratification

xx. Handicrafts

xxi. Cooking

(Multiple Authors)

Originally Published: December 15, 2001

Last Updated: February 9, 2012

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Vol. X, Fasc. 6, pp. 617-668