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The French Encounters

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West

Published in print August 2009 | ISBN: 9780198063117
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080199 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0042
The French Encounters

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The author describes the character of the people of France and presents an anecdote of a barber. He also reflects on the hotel at Marseilles, comments on the appearance and dress of the French ladies, his encounter with the British envoy, and describes the people of Mazanderan. He forms an acquaintance with some of the French literati and is invited to court.

Keywords: France; hotel; Marseilles; French ladies; British envoy; Mazanderan; French literati; court

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