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Christians in Safavid Iran: Between Tolerance and Oppression

A public lecture by Rudi Matthee, University of Delaware, delivered on October 8, 2007

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Duration: 52:28

Rudolph (Rudi) Matthee is the Unidel Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Delaware. His research focuses on early modern Iran and the Persian Gulf. His publications include: The Pursuit of Pleasure: Drugs and Stimulants in Iranian History, 1500-1900 (2005); Iran and the Surrounding World, 1501-2001: Interactions in Culture and Cultural Politics, co-edited with Nikki Keddie (2002); and The Politics of Trade in Safavid Iran: Silk for Silver, 1600-1730 (1999).

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Center for Near Eastern Studies