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By Stephanie Cronin

Over the prior 200 years, encounters among Iran and Russia were either wealthy and complicated. This publication explores the myriad dimensions of the Iranian-Russian come upon in the course of a dramatic interval which observed either Iran and Russia topic to innovative upheavals and reworked from multinational dynastic empires commonplace of the 19th century to modernizing, authoritarian states normal of the 20 th.

The assortment presents a clean point of view on conventional preoccupations of diplomacy: wars and international relations, the hostility of opposing nationalisms, the Russian imperial risk within the 19th century and the Soviet possibility within the 20th. Going past the normal, this booklet examines subaltern in addition to elite family members and combines a cultural, social and highbrow measurement with the political and diplomatic. In doing so the booklet seeks to build a brand new discourse which contests the proposal of an implacable enmity among Iran and Russia

Bringing jointly top students within the box, this publication demonstrates large use of kin information, Iranian, Russian and Caucasian travelogues and memoirs, and newly to be had information in either Iran and the nations of the previous Soviet Union. delivering crucial historical past to present overseas tensions, this e-book should be of specific use to scholars and students with an curiosity within the heart East and Russia.

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