Nikolai Aristov

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Aristov, Nikolai Aleksandrovich


Born 1847; death date unknown. Russian historian, orientalist, and ethnographer.

Aristov’s historical works were devoted to Anglo-Afghani relations at the end of the 19th century, and his ethnographic works dealt with certain peoples in Middle Asia and Afghanistan.


“Opyt vyiasneniia etnicheskogo sostava kirgiz-kaisakov Bol’shoiordy i kara-kirgizov.” Zhivaia starina, 1894, issues 3–4.
“Ob Afganistane i ego naselenii.” Zhivaia starina, 1898, issues 3–4.
Zametki ob etnicheskom sostave tiurkskikh piemen i narodnostei i svedeniia ob ikh chislennosti. St. Petersburg, 1897.
Anglo-indiiskii “Kavkaz”: Stolknoveniia Anglii s afganskimi pogranichnymi plemenami. St. Petersburg, 1900.
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