The Social Sciences

Year: 2016
Volume: 11
Issue: 9
Page No. 2118 - 2122

Economic Situation of Khuzestan in the Qajar Era Based on Foreign Travel Literature

Authors : Parvin Abolhallaj

Abstract: The aim of this study was to evaluate the economic developments in Khuzestan, during the Qajar era According to Foreign itinerary. Climate, cultural diversity, diversity of demographics, located in the Persian Gulf, enormous economic resources, agriculture, livestock and industrial, the existence of many historical and cultural great heritage, located next to Ottoman borders have been the most important variables affecting the political, social and cultural developments of been Khuzestan province. In this study, historical research method is used that trying to look objectively documented historical events that come to the primary sources of historical explanations issue. Results of this research showed that travelers and adventurers with long-term residence or short passages of Khuzestan have written their experiences in the form of travelogues that these are valuable resources for more and better knowledge of this land in the past. Most Foreign travel writers with the aims of political, economic, religious and cultural heritage looted have traveled to Khuzestan. Natural and unnatural disasters and threats, including plague, cholera, floods, earthquakes, riots, continuous internal and external attacks have been main factors of lack of progress of Khuzestan in the economic fields.

How to cite this article:

Parvin Abolhallaj , 2016. Economic Situation of Khuzestan in the Qajar Era Based on Foreign Travel Literature. The Social Sciences, 11: 2118-2122.

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