Berkeley: University of California Press, 1973. First Edition. Octavo; x, 327pp. Index. Fine copy in dust jacket. Item #19693
"Among the figures whose lives exemplified early stages of Westernization in Iran, Mirza Malkum Khan was perhaps the most significant. Writing in favor of political, social and economic reform, he disseminated many of the stock themes of Westernization that were taken up both by his contemporaries and by subsequent generations." - dustjacket flap.