Vol. 23 (2020): Cromohs
Historians and Their Craft

An Interview with Giancarlo Casale

Rosita D’Amora
Salento University, Lecce
Cover image Cromohs 23, 2020, background: Jan Gossaert, Portrait of a Merchant, ca. 1530, Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund, National Gallery of Art. Open access image
Published March 24, 2021
  • Mediterranean History,
  • Prisoner of the Infidels,
  • Ottoman Age of Exploration,
  • Ottoman History,
  • Giancarlo Casale,
  • Historiography,
  • Cemal Kafadar,
  • Şinasi Tekin,
  • Ottoman Turkish,
  • Nicolas Trépanier,
  • History and Videogames,
  • History writing,
  • Mühimme Defterleri,
  • Ottoman archival sources,
  • Osman Agha
  • ...More
How to Cite
D’Amora, R. (2021). An Interview with Giancarlo Casale. Cromohs - Cyber Review of Modern Historiography, 23, 169-178. https://doi.org/10.36253/cromohs-12587


Giancarlo Casale is Chair of Early Modern Mediterranean History at the European University Institute in Florence, as well as a permanent member of the history faculty at the University of Minnesota. His new book, Prisoner of the Infidels: The Memoir of an Ottoman Muslim in Seventeenth-Century Europe will be released in summer 2021 from the University of California Press. Casale is also the author of award-winning Ottoman Age of Exploration (Oxford, 2011), and since 2010 has served as executive editor of the Journal of Early Modern History.