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Author Vahdat, Vahid, author

Title Occidentalist perceptions of European architecture in nineteenth-century Persian travel diaries : travels in farangi space / Vahid Vahdat
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (x, 190 pages.)
Contents The first brick -- Modernity in a suitcase -- When worlds collide -- Imagining the modern -- Tajaddod as a discourse -- Appendix A: Abolhasan's itinerary -- Appendix B: Mirza Sale's itinerary -- Appendix C: Rezaqoli's itinerary -- Appendix D: Farrokh-Khan's itinerary
Notes Based on the author's thesis (doctoral--Texas A & M University, 2014) under the title: Imagining the modern : an Occidentalist perception and representation of farangi architecture and urbanism in 19th-Century Persian travel diaries
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject East and West.
Iranians -- Diaries.
Iranians -- Travel -- Europe -- History -- 19th century.
Space (Architecture) -- Europe -- Foreign public opinion, Iranian
Travelers' writings, Persian -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Europe -- Civilization -- 19th century.
Iran -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 113475938X (electronic bk.)
9781134759385 (electronic bk.)