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Historic engagements with occidental cultures, religions, powers / edited by Anne R. Richards and Iraj Omidvar.

Other author/creatorRichards, Anne R., 1961- editor.
Other author/creatorOmidvar, Iraj, editor.
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst edition.
Publication Info New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Descriptionx, 315 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Postcolonialism and religions
Postcolonialism and religions. ^A1145229
Contents Introduction: Recovering Oriental Perspectives on the West / Iraj Omidvar and Anne R. Richards -- Part One: Central and Eastern Europe -- Chapter One: Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Eastern Orthodoxy, and the Crystal Palace / Roger Chapman -- Chapter Two: Ubeydullah Effendi in the United States : The Impressions of an Ottoman Intellectual Regarding the 1893 Chicago World's Fair / Birgül Koçak-Ostev -- Part Two: Western Asia -- Chapter Three: The Moor's First Sight : An Arab Poet in a Ninth-Century Viking Court / Nizar Hermes -- Chapter Four: Imperial Narratives : Islamic Concepts of Inclusion and Exclusion in Ibn Fadlan's Account of his Mission to the Bulgars / Nina Berman -- Chapter Five: Two Muslim Travelers to the West in the Nineteenth Century / Ahmed K. Al-Rawi -- Part Three: South Asia -- Chapter Six: 'Ajaibat-e-Farang : Yousuf Khan Kambalposh's Metropolitan Journey and Ways of Seeing the West / Masood Ashraf Raja -- Chapter Seven: The International Colour Line Has Been Challenged : Solidarity Networks in Indian Travel Narratives / Anupama Arora -- Chapter Eight: Reactions of Two Bengali Women Travelers : Krishnobhabini Das and Chitrita Devi / Nupur Chaudhuri -- Chapter Nine: Chinese Culture and Western Technology : Qi Zhaoxi's Writings about the United States / Junjie Luo -- Part Four: Southeast and Eastern Asia -- Chapter Ten: Balinese Art, Religion, and Community in the Netherlands / Ana Dragojlovic -- Chapter Eleven: Shigetsu Sasaki : Zen Vagabond in the United States / Claudia Milstead -- Chapter Twelve: Un-canning the Canny : McDonald's Japan and the Mr. James Saga / Ed Chan -- Conclusion: Religion, Transculturalism, and Consciousness / Anne R. Richards.
Scope and content "Historic Engagements with Occidental Cultures, Religions, Powers explores centuries of unequal power relations and imperial and civilizing rhetorics, overarching themes highlighted in these infrequently heard accounts by Eastern travelers to the West. Considered in depth are evolutions in mental frameworks and practices that led to the emergence of anticolonial consciousness and strategies of protest"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2014014467
ISBN9781137405012 hardcover
ISBN1137405015 hardcover
Standard identifier# 40024209767

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