Willem Floor (born 1942) is a Dutch Iranologist. He is a winner of Farabi International Prize for Humanitarian Studies.
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Education[edit | edit source]
Willem Floor studied development economics and non-western sociology, as well as Persian, Arabic and Islamology from 1963-67 at the University of Utrecht (the Netherlands). He received his doctoral degree from the University of Leiden in 1971.
Since 1983, Dr. Floor was employed by the World Bank as an energy specialist. Throughout this time, he has published extensively on the socio-economic history of Iran.
Selected Publications[edit | edit source]
Books[edit | edit source]
- Labor and Industry in Iran, 1850-1941;
- A Social History of Sexual Relations in Iran;
- History of Bread in Iran,
- Public Health in Qajar Iran
- The History of Theater in Iran
- Agriculture in Qajar Iran
- The Persian Gulf: A Political and Economic History of 5 Port Cities, 1500-1730
- Persian Gulf: The Rise of the Gulf Arabs, 1747-1792
- The Persian Gulf: The Rise and Fall of Bandar-E Lengeh, the Distribution Center for the Arabian Coast, 1750-1930
- Bandar Abbas: The Natural Gateway of Southeast Iran
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References[edit | edit source]
- this book has been translated into Persian by Abdol-Majid Zavari and Ehsan A’laeipour and released by the Research Center of International Relations in Tehran.
- in this book he explained the taziyeh as a mourning rituals in iran