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This booklet is the 1st significant account of the lifestyles and instances of a service provider in nineteenth-century Iran or within the center East. Haj Muhammad Amin al-Zarb (1834–1898) rose from humble beginnings to turn into one in every of Iran’s wealthiest and so much famous retailers. He equipped up his wealth as a cash changer, a dealer in textiles, useful stones, opium, carpets, agricultural items, and staple foodstuffs among different items, and really appropriate transactions in land. Adept at cultivating robust connections, he grew to become the crucial provider of luxurious items to the Shah, his courtroom, and individuals of the ruling elite; served as inner most banker to the Shah, his best minister, and influential bureaucrats; and have become grasp of the Mint. He had brokers in the entire major cities of Persia and Europe with correspondents in Asia and America.Amin al-Zarb used to be additionally an entrepreneur, industrialist, and innovator. made up our minds to carry to Iran the advances he had witnessed in Europe, he invested in mining, verified factories with imported equipment (such as glass, china, and silk reeling), outfitted a railway line, and steered the Shah to set up a countrywide financial institution. He additionally grew to become an suggest of reform and curbs on arbitrary rule. He befriended the well-known Islamic reformer, Jamal al-Din Afghani. An innovator in company, Amin al-Zarb led a really conventional existence at domestic. proficient at earning money, he used to be however a pious guy who contributed generously to non secular and charitable factors. Shireen Mahdavi attracts on hitherto unpublished kinfolk documents to jot down not just a biography of a desirable nineteenth-century service provider but in addition a social historical past of the interval. Her portrait of Amin al-Zarb additionally offers vital insights into the commercial, social, and political function performed through retailers in Iran and in different places within the center East within the 19th century.

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