Arshin


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Arshin

A Russian unit of length equivalent to 2.33 feet. It was rendered obsolete when the Soviet Union began to use the metric system in 1924.
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Without forcing the change, the Arshin remained in use through WWI, until the Soviets finally abandoned Arshins in favor of the metric system in 1924.
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Arshin Adib-Moghaddam 's newest book, "A Metahistory of the Clash of Civilizations", has just been published.
Arshin Adib-Moghaddam teaches comparative politics at SOAS and is the author, most recently, of Iran in World Politics: the Question of the Islamic Republic which is based on extensive field research in Iran and interviews with Iranian decision-makers.
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Arshin Adib-Moghaddam teaches comparative politics at SOAS, University of London, and is the author of, most recently, "Iran in World Politics: the Question of the Islamic Republic".
Arshin Adib-Moghaddam is a SOAS academic and author, most recently of "Iran in World Politics: the question of the Islamic Republic.
The steps of the sight base were numbered in 200 arshin increments from a battle-sight setting of 200 arshini to a maximum range of 1,000 arshini.