Paper Information

Journal:   JOURNAL OF HISTORICAL RESEARCHES (UNIVERSITY OF ISFAHAN)   WINTER 2012 , Volume 47 , Number 4 (12); Page(s) 51 To 72.
 
Paper: 

VARIETY OF THEMES IN LOCAL HISTORIOGRAPHY A CASE STUDY DURING QAJAR ERA (1796-1926)

 
 
Author(s):  NOURAEI MORTEZA, RAJAEE ABD ALMAHDI
 
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Abstract: 

The key point of local historiography focuses on the studies about a particular regional area. Thus local historians, based on their distraction on specific geographical places, have more time to look deeper into the details in different perspectives and introduce a geometrical viewpoint. Living in a certain geographical aria, gives a local historian the opportunity to obtain and record various issues; which no one else has had the chance to undertake. Therefore, local history is a broad field for different practices of mind and sight to be investigated like themes that over the decades and centuries have remained as beneficial heritage from yesterdays to the readers of today and the future. Different approaches to social, political and official circles at their local/regional level, and in general subjects on the rural and urban structure in details and the circumstances of city construction would be another range of topics for studies. This study tries to examine the following hypothesis: Qajar period is the last era in the field of traditional local historiography which has had a major variety of themes. Based on the historical sources, this article seeks to draw out the related themes and subjects and classify them for further study in the Qajar era.

 
Keyword(s): QAJAR, LOCAL HISTORIOGRAPHY, IRAN, CITY, RURAL, SOCIAL LIFE
 
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