Monday, October 30, 2017
Open Access E-book: A Journal of Three Months’ Walk in Persia in 1884 by Captain John Compton Pyne : Introduction, Notes and Translation
A Journal of Three Months’ Walk in Persia in 1884 by Captain John Compton Pyne : Introduction, Notes and Translation
Editor(s): Harris, Russell & Afsharian, Marjan
Publisher: Leiden University Press, Leiden
Abstract : A primary source on a journey to Persia by Captain John Compton Pyne in 1884 revealing the West’s fascination with the Middle East in Victorian times. The book includes an introduction by the editors and a transcription of the manuscript with notes and the original illustrations, mainly watercolours. An important historical document and eye-witness account pertaining to Iran, anthropology, area studies, study of ‘orientalism’ and colonialism, and for historians.
Series Iranian Studies Series
ISBN 9789087282622 9789087282820