Lt. Col. Elena Andreeva


  • Russia and Iran in the Great Game:  Travelogues and Orientalism, Routledge, June 2007.


  • "Russians at the Court of Mahammad-Ali Shah,"  forthcoming in Encyclopaedia Iranica.

  • "Singer of the Caucasus' Aliab'ev and the beginning of Russian Orientalism in Music," Murappa'e Sharqi:  Studies in Honor of Peter Chelkowski.  Aiep, Repubblica S. Marino, 2007.

  • “Russian Travelers to Iran in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries," Encyclopaedia Iranica,, 2005.

  • “Iran in World War I,” in Encyclopedia of World War I: A Political, Social, and Military History. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2005.

  • “Iran in World War II,” in Encyclopedia of World War II: A Political, Social, and Military History. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2004.

  • "Travelogues of Berezin, a Nineteenth-Century Russian in Iran," Society and Culture in Qajar Iran: Studies in Honor of Hafez Farmayan, Costa Mesa, CA: Mazda Publishers, 2002.

  • "The Work of Sadiq Hedayat and Problems of His Artistic Mehods:  1903-51 [in Russian]."  Bulletin of Moscow State University, sec. 13, Orientalism, vol. 2, 1991.

  • Translation of Dari modern poems and prose into Russian in 79-80:  Rassakazy, ocherki, stikhi ('79-'89:  Short stories, essays, poems), Moscow:  Sovetskii pisatel', 1991.

Book Reviews:

  • Laurence Kelly, Diplomacy and Murder in Tehran: Alexander Griboedov and the Imperial Mission to the Shah of Iran, (I. B. Tauris, 2002), Iranian Studies, Vol. 36, No. 3 (September 2003).

  • John Tchalenko, Images from the Endgame:  Persia through a Russian Lens 1901-1914 (Saqi, 2006), forthcoming in Iranian Studies.

  • Hooshang Talé with Farhad Talé, Iran in the Claws of the Bear:  The Failed Soviet Landgrab of 1946 (iUniverse, 2007), forthcoming in the Journal of Military History. 

  • Rudi Matthee, The Pursuit of Pleasure:  Drugs and Stimulants in Iranian History, 1500-1900 (Princeton University Press, 2005), forthcoming in Irannameh.