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Iran and the Deccan

Iran and the Deccan: Persianate Art, Culture, and Talent in Circulation, 1400–1700 , has just arrived in the post. I am thrilled to have an essay included in it. Iran and the Deccan; View of Mahan and the Shrine of Shah Nimatullah Vali (Photo: Keelan Overton).  This chapter is the result of more than five years of collaboration with University of St Andrews Library Special Collections Visiting Scholarship Scheme , of which we were recipients in 2016. It was also an opportunity to work with the late Bruce Wannell , an incredible scholar and traveller, who brought his unique joie de vivre, linguistic expertise, and knowledge of Islamic religious practice to the project. Bruce Wannell (1953-2020) studying the St Andrews Qur'an manuscript, summer 2016; Madrasa of Mahmud Gavan, Bidar, Deccan (Photo: Keelan Overton). 'Indo-Persian Histories from the Object Out: The St Andrews Qur’an Manuscript between Timurid, Safavid, Mughal, and Deccani Worlds,' explores

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