|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Series:||Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History Series|
|Product dimensions:||6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
Elena Andreeva is Associate Professor of History at Virginia Military Institute, where she teaches Middle Eastern Studies and World History. She has published articles on Persian and Dari literature, on Russia Orientalism, and on Russian travellers to Iran.
Table of 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-à-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