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“The Caravan Era,” a talk by historian Richard Bulliet

March 5, 2024
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Faculty House, 64 Morningside Dr., New York, NY 10027 Garden Room 1

“The Caravan Era,” a talk by historian Richard Bulliet

In his talk “The Caravan Era,” Richard Bulliet explores the historical significance of caravans, tracing their role in facilitating trade, cultural exchange, and the movement of people across vast distances. Professor Bulliet delves into the complexities of caravan networks, highlighting their impact on economic development, social dynamics, and political interactions between regions and civilizations. Through engaging anecdotes and historical analysis, Bulliet illuminates the enduring legacy of caravans and their profound influence on shaping global connectivity and human history.

Richard Bulliet specializes in Middle Eastern history, the social and institutional history of Islamic countries, and the history of technology.

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