By C. J. Wills
C J Wills used to be an English general practitioner who travelled broadly in Iran from 1866-81 whereas operating for the Indo-European Telegraph division. With a discerning eye for element, Wills wrote an intimate anthropological account of Qajar-era Iran, wealthy with description of lifestyle, well known ideals and practices, and humanities and crafts, in addition to well-being practices and communications that have been his expert obstacle. within the Land of the Lion and sunlight, the second one quantity to seem in Mage's Persia saw sequence, presents a clean and engaging perception into either a time and a spot, in addition to the biases and sympathies of a new release. In his creation to this new version of Wills' booklet, Abbas Amanat offers a severe interpreting of Wills' occupation, his works, and his view of Qajar Iran. In an appendix, Michael Rubin provides a quick background of the creation of telegraph to Iran, and discusses the position of staff comparable to Wills within the improvement of contemporary Persian communique.