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The adventures of Ibn Battuta, a Muslim traveler of the fourteenth century

Author: Ross E Dunn
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : English : Rev. ed. with a new prefView all editions and formats
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Known as the greatest traveler of premodern times, Abu Abdallah ibn Battuta was born in Morocco in 1304 and educated in Islamic law. At the age of twenty-one, he left home to make the holy pilgrimage  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Ibn Batuta; Ibn Batuta
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ross E Dunn
ISBN: 0520243854 9780520243859
OCLC Number: 85802938
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 359 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Tangier --
The Maghrib --
The Mamluks --
Mecca --
Persia and Iraq --
The Arabian Sea --
Anatolia --
The Steppe --
Delhi --
Malabar and the Maldives --
China --
Home --
Mali --
The Rihla.
Responsibility: Ross E. Dunn.
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"It is not surprising that this book was required reading."--Pragati: the Indian National Interest Review

 
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