Content Analysis and Understanding of the First Local History of Sheki Province in the 19th Century

Sajjad Hosseini, Hossein Mir J’afari, Loghman Dehghan Niyeri


Sheki is one of the most important Moslem provinces of the Southern Caucasia. A series of local histories have emerged in this region the first of which is A Brief History of the Sheki Khans by Karim Agha Fateh. For years, this work had existed in manuscript form and when it was introduced to the world of historiography science, inadequate and erroneous information were produced about it. Using analytic-descriptive method and relying on library sources, this study attempts to fully introduce this work as well as to analyze its content and writing style.

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Asian Culture and History   ISSN 1916-9655(Print)   ISSN 1916-9663 (Online)

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