The Library of Congress special exhibition, "A Thousand Years of the Persian Book," opened in March 2014 and ended in September 2014. Hirad Dinavari gives a guided tour showcasing the most exquisite Persian manuscripts, lithographs, early imprints and modern printed works in the Library's collections. Speaker Biography: Hirad Dinavari is Iranian world reference specialist in the Library's African and Middle Eastern Division and a co-curator of the exhibition, "A Thousand Years of the Persian Book."
That is the introduction to a series of YouTube lectures about the history of the Persian book.
Download a document describing the series of lectures and their related YouTube links by clicking HERE.