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The adventures of Ibn Battuta, a Muslim traveler of the 14th century

Author: Ross E Dunn
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : Updated edView all editions and formats
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Recounts the great traveler Ibn Battuta's remarkable career, interpreting it within the cultural and social context of Islamic society and giving the reader both a biography of an extraordinary  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dunn, Ross E.
Adventures of Ibn Battuta, a Muslim traveler of the 14th century.
Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2012
(OCoLC)779247091
Named Person: Ibn Batuta; Ibn Batuta
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ross E Dunn
ISBN: 0520951611 9780520951617
OCLC Number: 802047924
Notes: Previous edition: 2005.
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 359 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: List of Maps Preface to the 2012 Edition Preface to the Revised Edition Preface to the First Edition Acknowledgments The Muslim Calendar A Note on Money List of Abbreviations Used in Notes 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
Responsibility: Ross E. Dunn.
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"Professor Dunn's book is based on Ibn Battuta's own writings. . . . and provides a commentary on the society and places which he visited, making admirable use of the great increase of our knowledge Read more...

 
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