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The Barber of Damascus - a book by Sajdi, Dana

The Barber of Damascus

Nouveau Literacy in the Eighteenth-Century Ottoman Levant

The Barber of Damascus( )
Author: Sajdi, Dana
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.

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