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The Study of Achaemenid Empire’s Strategies and Tourism Development
2011 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Persia, a country with over 2,500 years of history which is now called Islamic Republic of Iran has been governed and ruled by different kings and empires. From the point of view of many researchers Achaemenid Empire was one the most glorious periods of Persian history. Rezaeian (2004, p.16) argues that Persia on Achaemenid period. ”Extended from the borders of India in the east to the Greece on the Mediterranean, down to Egypt and Ethiopia in Africa and up to what is Russia and Eastern Europe.” It is evident that strong and very effective strategies and laws were set to bring twenty-eight nations together at that time.The main reason to choose and study Achaemenid era from a travelling and tourism point of view is the fact that history reveals that Persia was safe, people and government then were hospitable and the whole nation was politically stable. These elements potentially make Iran, a suitable destination for travelers and tourists and nowadays, highly effective on tourism industry.As the first step, the research seeks out to identify the main strategies related to travelling during Achaemenid era and identify the effects of Achaemenid strategies on travel development then. The researchers’ goal is to find out how to implement these strategies in today’s tourism of Iran.The present research enjoys descriptive method within the framework of historic research methodology.

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Keyword [en]
Social Behaviour Law, Strategy, Achaemenid Empire, Achaemenid strategies, Tourism development
Keyword [sv]
Samhälls-, beteendevetenskap, juridik
URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-53175Local ID: a3a486ff-4be8-44d7-9c1f-a74cd30fc6f6OAI: diva2:1026549
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Student thesis, at least 30 credits
Educational program
Business Administration, master's level
Validerat; 20110620 (anonymous)Available from: 2016-10-04 Created: 2016-10-04Bibliographically approved

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