Intermediate Algebra with Applications and Visualization Plus MyMathLab Student Access Kit / Edition 3

Intermediate Algebra with Applications and Visualization Plus MyMathLab Student Access Kit / Edition 3

by Gary K. Rockswold, Terry A. Krieger
     
 


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 to Mecca. This was only the first of a series of extraordinary journeys that spanned nearly three decades and took him not only eastward to India and China but also… See more details below

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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 to Mecca. This was only the first of a series of extraordinary journeys that spanned nearly three decades and took him not only eastward to India and China but also north to the Volga River valley and south to Tanzania. The narrative of these travels has been known to specialists in Islamic and medieval history for years. Ross E. Dunn's 1986 retelling of these tales, however, was the first work of scholarship to make the legendary traveler's story accessible to a general audience. Now updated with revisions, a new preface, and an updated bibliography, Dunn's classic interprets Ibn Battuta's adventures and places them within the rich, trans-hemispheric cultural setting of medieval Islam.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321566829
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/19/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.40(d)

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Table of Contents

1Tangier13
2The Maghrib27
3The Mamluks41
4Mecca65
5Persia and Iraq81
6The Arabian Sea106
7Anatolia137
8The steppe159
9Delhi183
10Malabar and the Maldives213
11China241
12Home266
13Mali290
14The Rihla310

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