Peter Jackson (historian)

Peter Jackson (historian)

Peter Jackson is a scholar and historian, specializing on the Crusades, particularly the contacts between the Europeans and the Mongols. He is a professor of Medieval History at Keele University and editor of "The Cambridge History of Iran: The Timurid and Safavid Periods". [cite web
title=Book review of 'The Mongols and the West, 1221–1410' by Peter Jackson
author=Antti Ruotsala

His main research interests are on the relations between the Mongols and the Latin West between 1220 and 1405,cite web|url= |publisher=Cambridge University History Society| title=Past CLIO events|accessdate=2008-01-29] and he has written extensively on the topic, exploring the concepts of medieval Europe, the Crusades, medieval Russia and the Mongols, especially the clash of cultures, and the interconnectedness of legends such as that of Prester John.

He has been awarded a personal chair in Medieval History, and his 1999 book "The Delhi Sultanate" was described by a reviewer as "amongst the most distinguished works on the medieval Islamic world in our time," and was slated for translation into Arabic. Jackson also holds a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship.


* "The Delhi Sultanate", 1999



* [ List of publications]

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