Iranians and Greeks in South Russia
Rostovtzeff, Dr.M. Read more.
Moslem Architecture; its Origins and Development
C. T. Rivoira. Translated from the Italian by G.M. Rushforth Read more.
Kashgaria (Eastern or Chinese Turkestan). Historical and Geographical Sketch of the Country; its Military Strength, Industries and Trade. Translated from the Russian by Major Walter E. Gowan.
Kuropatkin, Colonel, A.N. Read more.
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Essay: 'What news have you of the Great Mogul?'
The first of a series of occasional essays on our newly launched website. It relates to The History of The Late Revolution of The Empire of the Great Mogol... by François Bernier, one of the most important travel accounts of the seventeenth century. We have a very good copy – the first edition in English published in 1671. Catalogue description is at foot of the essay, as well as contributors’ biographies. Essay. PDF format. 281Kb.