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Russia and Iran in the great game : travelogues and orientalism

Author: Elena Andreeva
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2010.
Series: Routledge studies in Middle Eastern history, 8
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the Russian explorers and officials in the nineteenth and early twentieth century who came into contact with Iran as a part of the Great Game. It demonstrates the development of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elena Andreeva
ISBN: 9780415781534 0415781531 9780415771535 0415771536
OCLC Number: 731552150
Description: 273 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: 1. Setting the Stage 2. Orientalism Russian Style 3. Overview of the Russian Travelogues and their Authors 4. The Travelers' Missions in Iran 5. The Travelers' Self-Representation vis-a-vis the Oriental "Other" and the British "Self" 6. The `Travelees': Representation of Iran and her People by the Russian Travelers 7. The `Travelees': Education, Culture and Society 8. Islam as Perceived by the Russian Travelers 9. Gender and Ethnicity 10. Travelers and Travelees. Conclusion
Series Title: Routledge studies in Middle Eastern history, 8
Responsibility: Elena Andreeva.

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