عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
The present study aims at exploring how foreign travel writers have expounded on social and cultural elements of Bakhtiyari Tribe women. The study enjoys a historical explanation research method and has been organized by reference to the documents and data provided by foreign travelers. The findings reveal that foreign travelers paid particular attention to Bakhtiyari Tribe women's state of affairs, particularly female foreign travelers who were in close relationship with Bakhtiyari women and investigated their lifestyle more precisely and meticulously. Amongst these travelers, English travelers seem to have provided more accurate and richer data about Bakhtiyari women, in comparison with others. This could be seen as part of the attempts made by the Englishmen to achieve more political and economic penetration in Bakhtiyari Tribe.