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Western culture in Eastern lands: a comparison of the methods adopted by England and Russia in the Middle East

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Hardcover, 410 pages
Published 1906 by John Murray
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Originally published in 1906, Western culture in Eastern lands is a geopolitical approach to the late 19th century Western imperialism in Central Asia.
The book consists of three main parts. The first one is dedicated to Russia and its efforts to establish itself in the many Khanates conquered throughout the century.
The second part follows the same pattern, but this time it is England and her rule over India the object of the study. At the end of the second part Vámbéry does a comparative study b
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Vámbéry was born in the city of Szentgyörgy, in the Kingdom of Hungary(now Svätý Jur in Slovakia), into a poor Jewish family. Despite being raised Jewish, he later on became an atheist.[1] Vámbéry was 1 year old when his father died and the family moved to Dunaszerdahely, Kingdom of Hungary...

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