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1) Lorestan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...there are industries in cotton ginning and food processing. The inhabitants are mainly Lurs and Bakhtiari. From Lorestan came (18th cent. B.C.) the Kassite conquerors...

2) Bakhtiari. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...(10th cent.) from Syria to Iran, and until the 15th cent. were known as the Great Lurs. In the early 20th cent., after the discovery of oil in the region they inhabit,...

3) Zagros. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...pastoralism predominates. In the SE Zagros, dates and cereals are grown at oases. Kurds, Lurs, Bakhtiaris, Kashkais, and other nomads inhabit the mountains; some...

4) Iran. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...population. The migrant ethnic groups of the mountains and highlands, including the Kurds, Lurs, Qashqai, and Bakhtiari, are of the least mixed descent of the original...

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