In Depth with Bernard Lewis
Middle East scholar Bernard Lewis was interviewed about his body of work at his home in Princeton, New Jersey. He talked about Islamic… read more
Middle East scholar Bernard Lewis was interviewed about his body of work at his home in Princeton, New Jersey. He talked about Islamic culture and politics and answered questions from viewers.
Mr. Lewis is the Cleveland E. Dodge Professor of Near Eastern Studies Emeritus at Princeton University. His books include: The Arabs in History (1950), The Emergence of Modern Turkey (1961), The Assassins (1967), Race and Color in Islam (1979), The Jews of Islam (1987), History Remembered, Recovered, Invented (1987), Islam from the Prophet Muhammad to the Capture of Constantinople (1987), The Political Language of Islam (1988), Istanbul and the Civilizations of the Ottoman Empire (1989), Race and Slavery in the Middle East: an Historical Enquiry (1990), Islam and the West (1993), Islam in History (1993), The Shaping of the Modern Middle East (1993), Cultures in Conflict (1995), The Middle East: A Brief History of the Last 2,000 Years (1995), The Future of the Middle East (1997), The Multiple Identities of the Middle East (1998), A Middle East Mosaic (2000), Music of a Different Drum (2001), The Muslim Discovery of Europe (2001), Islam in History (2001), What Went Wrong? (2002). His new book is The Crisis of Islam (2003). close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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