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A Year amongst the Persians
Impressions as to the Life, Character, and Thought of the People of Persia Received during Twelve Months' Residence in that Country in the Years 1887–1888

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E. Denison Ross
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  • Date Published: March 2012
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107600591

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  • Edward Granville Browne (1862–1926) was a British orientalist renowned for his work on Persia. In this volume, published by Cambridge in 1926 as a new edition of the 1893 original, he recounts his impressions of Persian culture following a twelve-month stay in the area during the years 1887–8. The new edition contains an introductory memoir written by Edward Denison Ross, another orientalist and a close friend of the author for more than forty years. Transcending the colonialist ideals of the time in which it was written, the text provides a lively and thought-provoking narrative that is based upon a genuine fascination with Persia and its people. This is an important book that will be of value to anyone with an interest in orientalism, travel writing, and Persian culture.

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    • Date Published: March 2012
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107600591
    • length: 680 pages
    • dimensions: 234 x 156 x 35 mm
    • weight: 0.94kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Frontispiece: Edward G. Browne (in Persian dress)
    A memoir E. Denison Ross
    1. Introductory
    2. From England to the Persian frontier
    3. From the Persian frontier to Tabriz
    4. From Tabris to Teherán
    5. Teherán
    6. Mysticism, metaphysic, and magic
    7. From Teherán to Isfahfán
    8. Isfahfán
    9. From Isfahaá fro Shíraz
    10. Shíraz
    11. Shíraz (continued)
    12. From Shíraz to Yezd
    13. Yezd
    14. Yezd (continued)
    15. From Yezd to Kirmán
    16. Kirmán society
    17. Amongst the Kalandars
    18. From Kirmán to England
    Index
    Map of Persia.

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    Edward Granville Browne

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    E. Denison Ross

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