"In 1899 Czar Nicolas tried to convert Russia to the metric system, but Arshins
were too familiar, and Russia so vast, the decision was made to make the metric system optional.
Mal Alanis comic and romantic operetta created by the founder of Azerbaijani opera and classical music Uzeyir Hajibeyli.
Mal Alan is a 1913 operetta about the cloth peddler in the 1900s Shusha, who is looking for a wife.
Adib-Moghaddam is reader in comparative politics and international relations at SOAS, London.
Adib-Moghaddam 's newest book, "A Metahistory of the Clash of Civilizations", has just been published.
Adib-Moghaddam teaches comparative politics at SOAS and is the author, most recently, of Iran in World Politics: the Question of the Islamic Republic which is based on extensive field research in Iran and interviews with Iranian decision-makers.
Adib-Moghaddam, School of Oriental and African Studies
Adib-Moghaddam, "Manufacturing War: Iran in the Neo-Conservative Imagination," Third Worm Quarterly, Vol.
If that's not archaic enough, until 1930 the rear sight of the 1891 M-N was graduated in another ancient measure, the "arshin
," a linear unit equal to a pace of approximately 28" or .7 meters.
Comedies such as Blue mazurka (Franz Lehar), Arshin
mal alan (U.Hajibeyli), "The Circus Princes"s (Imre Kalman), "Wedding in Malinovka" (B.Aleksandrov) and others were staged by the Russian department of the theater.
Adib-Moghaddam is Reader in Comparative Politics and International Relations at the School of Oriental and African Studies.
Adib-Moghaddam teaches comparative politics at SOAS, University of London, and is the author of, most recently, "Iran in World Politics: the Question of the Islamic Republic".