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The Resource Comte de Gobineau and orientalism : selected eastern writings, translated by Daniel O'Donoghue ; edited by Geoffrey Nash

Comte de Gobineau and orientalism : selected eastern writings, translated by Daniel O'Donoghue ; edited by Geoffrey Nash

Label
Comte de Gobineau and orientalism : selected eastern writings
Title
Comte de Gobineau and orientalism
Title remainder
selected eastern writings
Statement of responsibility
translated by Daniel O'Donoghue ; edited by Geoffrey Nash
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Though known to specialists, Comte de Gobineau's vital if idiosyncratic contribution to Orientalism has only been accessible to the English reader through secondary sources. Especially important for its portrayal of an esoteric Sufi sect like the Ahl-i Haqq, and its vivid narrative of the Babi episode in Persia, Gobineau's work impacted significantly on European intelligentsia, including Ernest Renan, Matthew Arnold, Lord Curzon, and the Orientalist Edward Granville Browne. Daniel O'Donoghue's brilliant translation now makes available sizeable extracts from Gobineau's two most
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Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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1816-1882
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Gobineau, Arthur
Dewey number
955
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
DS258
LC item number
.G5713 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1816-1882
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gobineau, Arthur
Series statement
Culture and civilization in the Middle East
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  • Babism
  • Iran
  • Iran
  • HISTORY
  • Babism
  • Religion
  • Travel
  • Iran
Label
Comte de Gobineau and orientalism : selected eastern writings, translated by Daniel O'Donoghue ; edited by Geoffrey Nash
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 238-241) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Note on text and transliteration -- Introductory essay -- Three years in Asia: The nation -- 2. Religion -- 3. The Sufis -- 4. The condition of individuals -- 5. Characters, social relations -- 6. Probable results of relations between Europe and Asia -- Religions and philosophies of Central Asia: 1. Religious and moral character of Asiatics -- 2. Faith of the Arabs, origin and development of Shi'ism -- 3. Beginnings of Babism -- 4. Development of Babism -- 5. Battles and successes of the Babis in Mazandaran -- 6. Fall of the castle of Shaykh Tabarsi, trouble in Zanjan -- 7. Insurrection in Zanjan, captivity and death of the Bab -- 8. Attempt on the king's life -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
505149191
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 248 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203892091
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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178666
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)505149191
Label
Comte de Gobineau and orientalism : selected eastern writings, translated by Daniel O'Donoghue ; edited by Geoffrey Nash
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 238-241) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Note on text and transliteration -- Introductory essay -- Three years in Asia: The nation -- 2. Religion -- 3. The Sufis -- 4. The condition of individuals -- 5. Characters, social relations -- 6. Probable results of relations between Europe and Asia -- Religions and philosophies of Central Asia: 1. Religious and moral character of Asiatics -- 2. Faith of the Arabs, origin and development of Shi'ism -- 3. Beginnings of Babism -- 4. Development of Babism -- 5. Battles and successes of the Babis in Mazandaran -- 6. Fall of the castle of Shaykh Tabarsi, trouble in Zanjan -- 7. Insurrection in Zanjan, captivity and death of the Bab -- 8. Attempt on the king's life -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
505149191
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 248 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203892091
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
178666
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)505149191

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