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

Author: Ross E Dunn
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Updated with a 2012 preface, 2012 editionView 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: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Ibn Batuta; Ibn Batuta
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ross E Dunn
ISBN: 9780520272927 0520272927
OCLC Number: 850249293
Description: xxiv, 359 pages, 11 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 21 cm
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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