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On the wonders of land and sea : Persianate travel writing / edited by Roberta Micallef and Sunil Sharma.

Publication:
Boston, Massachusetts : Ilex Foundation ; Washington, D.C. : Center for Hellenic Studies, Trustees for Harvard University ; Cambridge, Massachusetts : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 189 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series:
Ilex Foundation series ; 10.
Ilex Foundation series ; 10
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Subjects:
Travel in literature.
Travelers' writings, Persian -- History and criticism.
Travelers' writings -- History and criticism.
Middle East -- Description and travel.
India -- Description and travel.
Europe -- Description and travel.
Muslim travelers -- Middle East.
Muslim travelers -- India.
Muslim travelers -- Europe.
Literature.
Muslim travelers.
Travel.
Travelers' writings.
Travelers' writings, Persian.
Europe.
India.
Middle East.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents:
Roberta Micallef and Sunil Sharma: Introduction
Daniel Sheffield: Iran, the mark of paradise or the land of ruin?: historical approaches to reading two Parsi Zoroastrian travelogues
Mana Kia: Limning the land: social encounters and historical meaning in early nineteenth-century travelogues between Iran and India
Omar Khalidi: An Indian passage to Europe: the travels of Mahdi Hasan Khan Fath Nawaz Jang
Thomas Wide: Around the world in twenty-nine days: the travels, translations, and temptations of an Afghan dragoman
Sunil Sharma: Delight and disgust: gendered encounters in the travelogues of the Fyzee sisters
Daniel Majchrowicz: Ideological voyages: nationalism, colonialism and identity in the works of Qãzâ- âabdul affãr
Roberta Micallef: From the house with wisteria to inside India: Halide Edib's journey to the symbolic.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Micallef, Roberta editor of compilation.
Sharma, Sunil, 1964- editor of compilation..
ISBN:
0674073347
9780674073340 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
812067735
Publisher Number:
99956799668