Svat Soucek

Svat Soucek (full name: Svatopluk Souček) is a compiler and author of works in relation to Central Asia, and Central Asian studies. He was born in Prague, Czech Republic. He has a PhD in Turkish and Arabic studies from Columbia University. He works in the Oriental Division of the New York Public Library.[1] His works include Piri Reis and Turkish Mapmaking After Columbus (1996), A History of Inner Asia (2000), The Persian Gulf: Its Past and Present (2008), and The History of the Maritime Wars of the Turks (2012).[2]


  1. ^ "Curriculum Vitae". Seyir, Hidrografi ve Oşinografi Dairesi Başkanlığı [Navigation, Hydrography and Oceanography Department]. Archived from the original on 25 October 2007.
  2. ^ "Soucek, Svatopluk - Author Books". ISBNdb.

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