Collection of Foreign Office files, including correspondence, intelligence reports, agents’ diaries, minutes, maps, newspaper excerpts and other materials. Covers the history of Persia (Iran), Central Asia and Afghanistan from the decline of the Silk Road in the first half of the nineteenth century to the establishment of Soviet rule over parts of the region in the early 1920s.

Database Type: Archival Collections, Audio Collection, Maps and Mapping Interface Language: English Materials Language: English Subject: Global & International Studies, Global Peace & Security, Government, History (U.S.), History (World), Political Science, Slavic Studies, South Asian Studies Broad Category: Area Studies, Government Information, Humanities, Multidisciplinary, Social Sciences