Makers of the Muslim World: Beshir Agha
About the Book: Makers of the Muslim World: Beshir Agha
An exploration of the legacy of El-Hajj Beshir, Chief Eunuch of the Ottoman Imperial Harem in the early 18th century, and a highly influential proponent of the Hanafi legal rite.
About the Author: Jane Hathaway
Jane Hathaway is Associate Professor of Islamic and world history, Ohio State University.