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Charles Melville

Charles Melville is Professor of Persian History and Fellow of Pembroke College at the University of Cambridge. Among his numerous publications he is the editor of Safavid Persia, A History of Persian Literature, Vol X and joint editor of the Cambridge History of Iran, Vol VII. He is also Director of the AHRC Cambridge Shahnameh Project.
 

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Persian Historiography
History of Persian Literature A, Vol X

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Persian literature is the jewel in the crown of Persian culture. It has profoundly influenced the literatures of Ottoman Turkey, Muslim India and Turkic...
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Epic of the Persian Kings
The Shahnameh of Ferdowsi

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Composed more than a millennium ago, the Shahnameh -- the great royal book of the Persian court -- is a pillar of Persian literature and one of the world's...
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Epic of the Persian Kings
The Shahnameh of Ferdowsi

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Composed more than a millennium ago, the Shahnameh -- the great royal book of the Persian court -- is a pillar of Persian literature and one of the world's...
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Safavid Persia
The History and Politics of an Islamic Society

I.B. Tauris
The Safavids ruled Persia for nearly two and a half centuries, longer than any other dynasty since the pre-Islamic period. this book on Safavid Persia is...
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History and Literature in Iran

I.B. Tauris
The theme of this book is the wealth and diversity of Iranian culture. It traces the role in seventeen essays of the literature as a social force in Iran, and...
Charles Melville

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