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Graduate Seminar with Professor Kathryn Babayan: Archival Practices Beyond the State: Microhistories of Households in early modern Isfahan

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In recent scholarship, family archives in the form of a manuscript have been posited as sites for more broadly rethinking archives in the pre-modern Islamicate world.In the context of Isfahan, household anthologies provide a particularly rich ground for theorizing and reassessing pre-modern archival mechanisms and spaces. The anthology referred to in Persian as the majmuʿa […]