All posts by James Pickett

James Pickett is Assistant Professor in the History Department of the University of Pittsburgh. He is currently completing a study of Islamic scholars in Central Asia during the nineteenth century, and is beginning an investigation of semi- colonialism and cultures of documentation in the Islamic world.

Bactriana: A sort of Eurasian history beat

Welcome to Bactriana.  In the coming months your humble blogger will endeavor to cover developments in Eurasian history:  What new publications are on the horizon?  What is the latest intel on archives and research libraries in the region?  Which historiographical debates are catching fire?  How are classroom instruction and syllabi in the field evolving? Continue reading Bactriana: A sort of Eurasian history beat