Middle East Studies

Palmira Brummett

Visiting Scholar in History

Department: History

Office: By appointment


Palmira Brummett is Professor Emerita of History at the University of Tennessee and Visiting Scholar of History at Brown University. Her work assesses the rhetorics of cross-cultural interaction in the Ottoman and Mediterranean worlds. Her publications include: Ottoman Seapower and Levantine Diplomacy in the Age of Discovery, S.U.N.Y. Press (1994); Image and Imperialism in the Ottoman Revolutionary Press, 1908-1911, S.U.N.Y. Press (2000); The ‘Book’ of Travels: Genre, Ethnology and Pilgrimage, 1250-1700, Brill (2009); Mapping the Ottomans: Sovereignty, Territory, and Identity in the Early Modern Mediterranean, CUP (2015); and numerous articles on Ottoman, Mediterranean, and world history.