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By: HARNACK, Curtis.
Publisher: London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1965. 0:
Seller ID: 38795
1st edition. "Professor Harnack makes one feel, in his sensitive and immensely readable book, that the way of thinking of Iranians is so different from our own that real rapport is almost impossible - though clearly he won the affection and admiration of his students. The virtues they admire are poles apart from those of the Western world, as are the things they condemn. Their belief in sevenesh, or fate, makes them apathetic about trying to better their lot, and simultaneously resentful of the help which they get from wealthier, more fortunate countries." Pp,279, owner's name to fron... View more info