In Preparation

Kathryn A. Schwartz, Print and the People of Cairo, 19th c.

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Omar Cheta & Kathryn A. Schwartz. “A Printer’s Odd Plea to Reform Legal Pluralism in Khedival Egypt.” Past & Present, 252:1 (2021): 179-211.

Kathryn A. Schwartz. “The Political Economy of Private Printing in Cairo, As Told from a Commissioning Deal Turned Sour, 1871.” International Journal of Middle East Studies, 49:1 (2017): 25-45.

Kathryn A. Schwartz. “Did Ottoman Sultans Ban Print?” Book History, 20 (2017): 1-39.

Kathryn A. Schwartz. “Book History, Print, and the Modern Middle East.” History Compass, e12434 (2017): 1-12. 

Kathryn A. Schwartz. “From Text to Technological Context: Medieval Arabic Cryptology’s Relation to Paper, Numbers, and the Post.” Cryptologia, 38: 2 (2014): 133-146. 

Kathryn A. Schwartz. “Charting Arabic Cryptology’s Evolution.” Cryptologia, 33:4 (2009): 297-304. 

Book Chapters 

Hansun Hsiung & Kathryn A. Schwartz. “Lithography.” Information: A Historical Companion, edited by Ann Blair, Paul Duguid, Anja Goeing, and Anthony Grafton, 583-588. New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2021. 

Kathryn A. Schwartz. “An Eastern Scholar’s Engagement with the European Study of the East: Amin al-Madani and the Sixth Oriental Congress, Leiden, 1883.” The Muslim Reception of European Orientalism: Reversing the Gaze, edited by Susannah Heschel and Umar Ryad, 39-60. New York: Routledge, 2019. 

Reviews in Journals

Kathryn A. Schwartz. “Waiting for Müteferrika: Glimpses of Ottoman Print Culture, written by Orlin Sabev.” Turkish Historical Review, 9:3 (2018): 330-332. 

Kathryn A. Schwartz. “Review of Joseph Sassoon’s Anatomy of Authoritarianism in the Arab Republics.” The International Journal of Contemporary Iraqi Studies, 11: 1-2 (2017): 122-124. 


Kathryn A. Schwartz, Nir Shafir (host), and Chris Gratien (editing and production). “A New History of Print in Ottoman Cairo.” Ottoman History Podcast, no. 249 (2016). 

Kathryn A. Schwartz. “Meaningful Mediums. A Material and Intellectual History of Manuscript and Print Production in Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Cairo.” Dissertation, Harvard University (2015).