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By Robert Curzon

Initially published in 1854, this books is an soaking up account of Ottoman provincial lifestyles, ahead of the ultimate dying of the Ottoman country. Written through a student, statesman, and old-fashioned imperialist, Curzon displays at the harsh uplands of Ottoman Armenia. Humourous all through, he tells us concerning the virtues of tezek, the pitfalls of wintry weather go back and forth, trout fishing at Tortoum, in addition to family among neighborhood Armenians, Kurds and Turks. a few of his notions in regards to the heritage of the zone, even if faulty, supply us insights onto ecu perceptions at the moment. Curzon's Armenia: A 12 months in Erzeroom is an exellent advent to the geography, ethnography and politics of this turbulent region.

SPECIAL notice: the current reproduction of Armenia: A yr in Erzeroom, and the Frontiers of Russia, Turkey, and Persia is from the 1854 e-book of this identify via Harper & Brothers, big apple.

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23 The poet Mehmet Akif (Ersoy) in the same poem whose first two stanzas were made into the national anthem. The full stanza goes: If steel walls surround West’s horizons My frontiers are made of my chest filled with faith. Let it howl, do not fear: how could it choke such a faith That monster with a single tooth left, that you call ‘civilization’? , The Making of Modern Turkey (London: Routledge, 1993). , ‘Osmanli Imparatorlugu ve Dis Gocler, 1783–1922’ [The Ottoman Empire and External Migrations], Toplum ve Bilim, 80, Spring (1999).

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