Pure Water for Thirsty Muslims
A study of Mustafa 'Ali of Gallipoli's Künhü l-Ahbar
1991 (Oosters Instituut vol. 3)
XVI, 496 pp.
This first systematic study of the "Essence of Histories" by Mustafa Ali (1541-1600) examines the author's methods and his ideas on history, as well as the reception of his work by later historians; and asks whether the "Essence" is indeed a scholarly masterpiece.