Ussama Makdisi

Ussama Makdisi is Professor of History and the first holder of the Arab-American Educational Foundation Chair of Arab Studies at Rice University. Makdisi’s most recent book, Age of Coexistence: The Ecumenical Frame and the Making of the Modern Arab World was published in 2019 by the University of California Press. His previous books include The Culture of Sectarianism (2000), Artillery of Heaven (2008) and Faith Misplaced (2010).

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