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Alan Mikhail, Assistant Professor of History

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Episode: May 9, 2012

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Professor Mikhail a historian of the early modern Muslim world, the Ottoman Empire, and Egypt whose research and teaching focus mostly on the nature of early modern imperial rule, peasant histories, environmental resource management, and science andmedicine. In one of the first environmental histories of the Ottoman Empire, he examines relations between the empire and its most lucrative province of Egypt. We talk with Professor Mikhail about his award-winning new book, Nature and Empire in Ottoman Egypt: An Environmental History.

Learn more about Alan Mikhail.