Christians in Safavid Iran: Between Tolerance and Oppression
A public lecture by Rudi Matthee, University of Delaware, delivered on October 8, 2007
Published: Friday, November 02, 2007
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).