Journal of Persianate Studies (JPS)
The Journal publishes articles on the culture and civilization of the geographical area where Persian has historically been the dominant language or a major cultural force, encompassing Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan, as well as the Caucasus, Central Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, and parts of the former Ottoman Empire.
Special Issue on the Safavids in Global Perspective
Guest Editor: Rudi Matthee
- Rudi Matthee, "Introduction: The Safavids in Global Perspective."
- Rıza Yıldırım, "In the Name of Hoseyn’s Blood: The Memory of Karbala as Ideological Stimulus to the Safavid Revolution."
- Ferenc Csirkés, "Messianic Oeuvres in Interaction: Misattributed Poems by Shah Esmā`il and Nesimi."
- Theodore Beers, "The Biography of Vahshi Bafqi (d. 991/1583) and the Tazkera Tradition."
- Walter Posch, "On a Pachyderm’s Voyage from Tabriz to Aleppo: A Light Moment in Persianate 'Elephant Diplomacy'."
- Jose Cutillas Ferrer, "Did Shah `Abbās I Have a Mediterranean Policy?"
- Rudi Matthee, "The Decline of Safavid Iran in Comparative Perspective."
- Saïd Amir Arjomand, "A Decade of Persianate Studies."
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