Nükhet Varlık on Plague, Public Health, and Healing in the Ottoman Empire

By Chase Caldwell Smith and Jeffery C. J. Chen

Nükhet Varlık speaks about her research on plague, public health, and healing in the early modern Ottoman Empire, including the importance of considering the Ottoman experience in the broader history of plague, the links between Ottoman imperial expansion and the spread of plague, and practices of healing in early modern Ottoman society.

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