New Publication – Iranian / Persianate Subalterns in the Safavid Period: Their Role and Depiction Recovering ’Lost Voices, edited by Andrew J. Newman

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Dear Colleagues,

I am delighted to announce this new publication: Iranian / Persianate Subalterns in the Safavid Period: Their Role and Depiction Recovering ’Lost Voices, edited by Andrew J. Newman.


Preface vii

  1. Liberating the “Turkoman Prisoner”: An Assessment of Bound Captives in Sixteenth and Seventeenth-Century Persianate Works on Paper 1 Jaimee K. Comstock-Skipp

  2. Agency and Fatalism in the Judeo-Persian Kitab-i sar guzasht-i Kashan 65 Alberto Tiburcio

  3. The Qizilbash in Anatolia after the 1630s: Sidelined and Estranged 83Selim Güngörürler

  4. The Safavid Foundation Myth in the Subaltern Imagination 99 Barry Wood

  5. The Muharram Subaltern in the Safavid Period: “Thin Description”
    and the Limits of European Travel Accounts 117 Babak Rahimi

  6. The ‘Visible Voice’ or ‘Vocal Visibility’ of the Subalterns in
    Persianate Painting: The Safavid and Mughal Cases 149 Valérie Gonzalez

  7. A Subaltern Hero: The 1573 Execution of Sheikh Hamza Bali as
    Part of the ‘Sunnitisation’ of the Ottoman Empire 193 Ines Asceric-Todd

  8. Voices of the Caucasians at the Safavid Court: Life and Activities
    of Parsadan Gorgijanidze 211 Hirotake Maeda

    About the Contributors 241