SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY (Further reading on Olearius and Safavid Iran)

  1. Baron, Samuel H., Olearius' Travels in Seventeenth-Century Russia (Stanford, 1967)

  2. Baron, Samuel H., "Herberstein's Image of Russia and its Transmission through Later Writers", in his Explorations in Muscovite History (Hampshire, UK, 1991), XIII, pp. 245-273.

  3. Chardin, John, Sir John Chardin's Travels in Persia (London, 1927)

  4. Della Valle, Pietro, The pilgrim: the travels of Pietro Della Valle, trans. George Bull (London, 1989)

  5. Eskandar Beg Monshi, History of Shah Abbas, trans. Roger Savory (Boulder, Colorado, 1978)

  6. Eslami, Farhad, ed., Iran and Iranian Studies (Princeton, New Jersey, 1998)

  7. Floor, Willem, A fiscal history of Iran in the Safavid and Qajar periods, 1500-1925 (New York, 1998)

  8. Foster, William, ed., Thomas Herbert: Travels in Persia (New York, 1929)

  9. Fryer, John, A new account of East India and Persia in eight letters: being nine years travels, begun 1672 and finished 1681 (Delhi, 1985)

  10. Halperin, Charles J., "Sixteenth-Century Foreign Travel Accounts to Muscovy: A Methodological Excursus", Sixteenth-Century Journal, vol. 2 (October 1975), pp. 89-111.

  11. Halperin, Charles J., "In the Eye of the Beholder: Two Views of Seventeenth-Century Muscovy", Russian History, 24, No. 4 (Winter 1997), pp. 409-23.

  12. Lapidus, Ira M., A History of Islamic Societies (Cambridge, 1988)

  13. Matthee, Rudolph P., The Politics of Trade in Safavid Iran (Cambridge, 1999)

  14. McCabe, Ina Baghdiantz, The Shah’s Silk for Europe’s Silver: The Eurasian Trade of the Julfa Armenians in Safavid Iran and India, 1530-1750 (Atlanta, 1999)

  15. Melville, Charles, ed., Safavid Persia: the history and politics of an Islamic society (London, 1996)

  16. Sanson, Nicholas, The Present State of Persia (London, 1695)

  17. Savory, Roger, Iran Under the Safavids (Cambridge, 1980)

  18. Tavernier, Jean-Baptiste, Collections of travels through Turky into Persia, and the East-Indies ... (London, 1688)

  19. Weil, H.H., "A Seventeenth-Century German Looks at Russia", German Life and Letters, VIII, Jamed Boyd, ed., (1954-55), pp. 59-64.

  20. The Encyclopedia Iranica


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