The Barber of Damascus
Nouveau Literacy in the Eighteenth-Century Ottoman Levant
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Stanford University Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $60.00|
| Book Description: |
Told through the life and work of a barber--Ibn Budayr--this book explores emerging written historical forms by non-scholars in the 18th century Ottoman Empire to offer a revisionist history that connects 18th century society and culture to the 19th century Arab Renaissance.