Marcus Milwright pens "Outstanding" textbook

- John Threlfall

History in Art associate professor Marcus Milwright’s An Introduction to Islamic Archaeology (Edinburgh University Press, 2010) has been named an Outstanding Academic Title of 2011 by the magazine, Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. Peer reviewed by Harvard archaeology professor C.C. Lamberg-Karlovsky, Milwright’s textbook is described as “an outstanding introduction that can be read with profit by general readers as well as professionals . . . highly recommended.” Milwright, the director of UVic’s Medieval Studies program, is also speaking at an international conference devoted to the Hajj at the British Museum in March, prior to an April residency at the prestigious Shangri La Centre for Islamic Arts and Cultures in Honolulu.

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