S. Frederick Starr – Lost Enlightenment: central Asia’s golden age from the Arab conquest to Tamerlane

Event Date: 27 May 2014 
 Royal Asiatic Society 
Stephenson Way 
London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Book Launch Lost Enlightenment: central Asia’s golden age from the Arab conquest to Tamerlane by S. Frederick Starr  Many think of Central Asia today as a desolate, dusty, backwater region inhospitable to learning, high culture, thriving cities, or robust commerce.  …