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Comparative Perspectives on the Orient

An Analysis of Early Modern and Modern Travelogues

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        Statementde Gruyter GmbH, Walter
        Publishersde Gruyter GmbH, Walter
        LC Classifications2021
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        Paginationxvi, 64 p. :
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A more specific discussion of theoretical perspectives and data citations within these comparisons would have aided the comparisons Raaflaub endorses.

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Sherpas, subsistence, and environmental change in the Highest Himalaya. In: Modern Asian Studies 25 4 : 711—736. The first section in this volume focuses on expansion and transformation during different stages in the Roman Empire. The web site also provides information and pricing for all printed volumes, online publications, and reprint collections.

ShareThis helps you share content with others. NIKITA KHRAPUNOV Simferopol talked about another peripheral region that became an important attraction after the Russian appropriation in 1783: the Crimea. What was perceived as 'other' created and solidified power relationships as well as stereotypes.

On the Way into the Unknown? Comparative Perspectives on the “Orient” in (Early) Modern Travelogues

Many geographers relying on ancient sources travelled in search of the Scythian culture, only to be disappointed by finding the Tatars as the only representatives of barbarism. Approximately 30 travelogues were published up to 1810, according to which the Crimea was culturally situated in Asia. In the Chinese reception, this Western self-criticism has taken a political turn. Here, legal Orientalism feeds into an imperial narrative, which is no less ambitious than its American counterpart for it allows discrediting concerns about Chinese legal practice as an Orientalist misreading.

The presentation uncovered parallels with other regions in Eastern and southeastern Europe and Asia. She analysed three travelogues written between 1863 and 1875 by pilgrims who chose the route via Istanbul for Comparative Perspectives on the Orient journey.

Copyright Information The Editor s if applicable and The Author sunder exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2021• Received : 01 April 2004• Number of Pages XII, 333• The size of the volume therefore allows only select highlights to be mentioned more thoroughly in this review.

Although some of the comparative contributions may be standard within their own discipline, Romanists have not often had the opportunity to compare such a wide range of material so easily within the confines of a single volume.

In summation, this volume is a welcome addition to comparative studies of the Roman Empire that bring to bear a broader cohort of perspectives than commonly employed for the Roman Empire. : Exotic Indian Mountain Railways. Prokesch spent over 25 years in the Orient, with a special interest in antique relics, and was an excellent observer and cultural bridge-builder.

One of the editors, Raaflaub, focuses on the transformation of Rome from a city-state into an empire.