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The houses in Braim were designed to house workers and aimed to appease the 'local' architecture and needs. These houses were much smaller than the ones in Bawarda and Braim, which housed 'foreigners'. The houses were designed as a series of row…

This image depicts the reality in the 'company town' of Abadan in which the British, and the foreigners in general, were above the locals in the social hierarchy. Iranians did not receive the benefits of the new found oil wealth, but were instead in…

In 1933, an agreement was negotiated to increase the terms of the D’Arcy concession to 1994; however by 1951
said contract was annulled and the British were expelled from the Braim with riots which came to be known as
the Abadan Crisis. In October…
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