Persia, the Land of the Imams: A Narrative of Travel and Residence 1871-1885 (Classic Reprint)

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  • Hardcover
  • 376 pages
  • Persia, the Land of the Imams: A Narrative of Travel and Residence 1871-1885 (Classic Reprint)
  • James Bassett
  • 11 August 2019
  • 0483415162

About the Author: James Bassett

James Elias Bassett Jr 1912 1978 was an American newspaper editor and author born in Glendale, California and raised in Mamaroneck, N.Y He graduated cum laude from Bowdoin College in Maine, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa After college, after which he returned to Los Angeles, California and joined the Times as a reporter He later served the paper as aviation writer, political analyst and director of the editorial pages until he was named associate editor in 1971 At it s sister publication, The Mirror, he held the posts of political editor, feature editor and city editor.He entered the United States Navy as lieutenant junior grade in 1941, and went on to become public relations officer for Fleet Admiral William F Bull Halsey He later retired from the service as a captain, and returned to work at The Times He held the Bronze Star Medal with combat V Bassett took leaves from The Times to serve in Richard Nixon s vice presidential and presidential campaigns of 1952, 1956 and 1960 and was public relations director for the Republican National Committee in 1954.He drew on his World War II experiences for his novel Harm s Way, which became a bestseller after its publication in 1962 and was made into a motion picture, In Harm s Way starring John Wayne, Kirk Douglas and Henry Fonda.Other works include, Commander Prince, USN published in 1971, a novel dealing mainly with the events surrounding the Battle of the Java Sea, and The Sky Suspended, published in 1968.Bassett retired October 1977 after serving 43 years on the staffs of The Los Angeles Times and The Mirror He was working on two books at the time of his death one an autobiography and the other a volume on great sea admirals he had observed in the Pacific in World War II He died in Malibu, California.


Persia, the Land of the Imams: A Narrative of Travel and Residence 1871-1885 (Classic Reprint)Excerpt From Persia, The Land Of The Imams A Narrative Of Travel And Residence 1871 1885In Some Instances This, However, Did Not Seem To Be Expedient.The Years Covered By These Pages Were Years Of Some Important Changes In Persia It Has Been My Purpose To Note These Events And To Treat Of Several Subjects Which Are But Little Known To Transient Tour Ists, Or Which Are Erroneously Stated By Them, If Re Ferred To At All.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.

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