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Maya Jasanoff

Maya Jasanoff’s Edge of Empire: Lives, Culture, and Conquest in the East, 1750-1850 won the 2005 Duff Cooper Prize.She is currently a fellow at the New York Public Library’s Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers.

  • HistoryApril 12, 2007

    Mission Impossible

    Three Empires on the Nile, a lively retelling of Britain's colonial exploits in Africa, conjures up images of wild-eyed Arabs waging jihad in the desert.

    Maya Jasanoff