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The Adventures of Ibn Battuta : A Muslim Traveler of the Fourteenth Century, With a New Preface / Ross E. Dunn.

Author/Creator:
Dunn, Ross E. author., Author,
Publication:
Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, [2012]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (384 pages)
Subjects:
Travel, Medieval.
Travelers -- Islamic Empire -- Biography.
Local subjects:
biography. (search)
great traveler. (search)
historical context. (search)
human struggles. (search)
islam. (search)
medieval times. (search)
political and social commentary. (search)
religion and travel. (search)
religion. (search)
remarkable career. (search)
Language:
In English.
System Details:
Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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Summary:
Ross Dunn here recounts the great traveler's remarkable career, interpreting it within the cultural and social context of Islamic society and giving the reader both a biography of an extraordinary personality and a study of the hemispheric dimensions of human interchange in medieval times.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Maps
Preface to the 2012 Edition
Preface to the Revised Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Acknowledgements
The Muslim Calendar
A Note on Money
Abbreviations Used in Footnotes
Introduction
1. Tangier
2. The Maghrib
3. The Mamluks
4. Mecca
5. Persia and Iraq
6. The Arabian Sea
7. Anatolia
8. The Steppe
9. Delhi
10. Malabar and the Maldives
11. China
12. Home
13. Mali
14. The Rihla
Glossary
Bibliography
INDEX
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 24. Apr 2020)
Contributor:
De Gruyter.
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
ISBN:
9780520951617
OCLC:
817091763
Publisher Number:
10.1525/9780520951617 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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