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Traditional Crafts in Qajar Iran

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Price: $45.00
Item Number: 1496
This book discusses the problems faced by a technologically disadvantaged country such as Iran (Persia) of the 19th century, when it had to compete in the world market diminated primarily by European manufactures. In different chapters of the book, the reader will find out the development of manufacturing of ceramics, glass, lighting materials, paper, metal ware, soap, sugar and sweetmeats, and tanned skins. Ther result is an astounding addition to our existing knowledge on traditional crafts and how Iran of the 19th century tried to deal with globalization before this term became popular.