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Author Mandler, Dávid, author.

Title Arminius Vambéry and the British Empire : between East and West / David Mandler.

Published Lanham: Lexington Books, [2016]


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 UniM Bail  910.92 MAND    AVAILABLE
Uniform title Kelet és nyugat mezsgyéjén. English
Physical description xxiii, 189 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes Translation of: Kelet és nyugat mezsgyéjén : Vámbéry Ármin és a Brit Birodalom; published in Budapest by Múlt és Jövő Kiadó in 2014.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-177) and index.
Contents Arminius Vambéry, the self-made man : the journey from destitute Hungarian Jew to celebrated Central Asian expert in British public discourse -- Hungarian, explorer, Russophobe, and Eastern brother : Vambéry in British public discourse -- Vambéry and the great Goldziher : negotiating Jewishness, Zionism, Hungarianness, and each other -- Conclusion -- Appendix: Bram Stoker's Arminius : Vambéry in Dracula.
Summary "This study examines the life of Arminius Vambéry, the nineteenth-century Hungarian writer, intellectual, and informal diplomat who traveled extensively throughout Central Asia. It uses his experiences to explore the identity politics of the period and the political and intellectual concept of Orientalism"--Provided by publisher.
Language notes Translated from the Hungarian.
Subject Vámbéry, Ármin, 1832-1913.
Scholars -- Hungary -- Biography.
Jews -- Hungary -- Biography.
Diplomats -- Hungary -- Biography.
Travelers -- Asia, Central -- Biography.
Identity politics -- History -- 19th century.
East and West -- History -- 19th century.
Orientalism -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Asia, Central -- Relations -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Relations -- Asia, Central.
ISBN 9781498538244