Film, Video The Persian Book in Pre-Modern Turkey

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The Persian Book in Pre-Modern Turkey
As part of the Library's celebration of a thousand years of the Persian book, Ahmet Karamustafa discusses Persian literature in pre-modern Turkey.
Event Date
August 13, 2014
-  Ahmet T. Karamustafa is professor of history at the University of Maryland, College Park. His expertise is in social and intellectual history of medieval and early modern Islam in the Middle East and Southwest Asia as well as in theory and method in the study of religion. He is the author several books and has held several administrative positions, including director of the religious studies program at Washington University in St. Louis and co-chair of the study of Islam section at the American Academy of Religion.
Related Resources
'A Thousand Years of the Persian Book' exhibition:
African & Middle Eastern Division:
Running Time
1 hours 14 minutes 21 seconds
Online Format

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