Dr. Caesar E. Farah received his Ph.D. in Middle Eastern History, Languages and Literatures from Princeton University. Dr. Farah was a Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at the University of Minnesota until his retirement in 2008. He was Professor Emeritus at the University until his death in 2009.
2011 0-7734-1291-3 The study presents photographic field studies and histories of Ottoman castles and forts in Yemen. These structures’ physical and strategic layout, their architectural
design and decorative features are presented in detailed accounts. This book contains eleven color photographs and twenty-seven black and white photographs.