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Marc David Baer

Marc David Baer is professor of International History at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is the author of five books, including Honored by the Glory of Islam: Conversion and Conquest in Ottoman Europe, which won the Albert Hourani Prize.
The Ottomans
Thanks in part to the Ottomans, for much of history Jews have had a positive image of Muslims. Acclaimed historian Marc David Baer charts the intimate relations between Jews and the Ottoman dynasty from the arrival of the expelled Iberian Jews in the fifteenth century to the end of empire in the twentieth century. The LSE Professor of International History, whose previous books include German, Jew, Muslim, Gay: The Life and Times of Hugo Marcus and The Dönme: Jewish Converts, M...