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The Adventures of Ibn Battuta: A Muslim Traveler of the Fourteenth Century, With a New Preface / Edition 3
     

The Adventures of Ibn Battuta: A Muslim Traveler of the Fourteenth Century, With a New Preface / Edition 3

by Ross E. Dunn
 

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ISBN-10: 0520272927

ISBN-13: 9780520272927

Pub. Date: 06/01/2012

Publisher: University of California Press


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.

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520272927
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
06/01/2012
Edition description:
With a New Preface
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
492,789
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

List of Maps, viii,
Preface to the 2012 Edition, ix,
Preface to the Revised Edition, xiii,
Preface to the First Edition, xvii,
Acknowledgments, xxi,
The Muslim Calendar, xxii,
A Note on Money, xxiii,
List of Abbreviations Used in Notes, xxiv,
Introduction, 1,
1. Tangier, 13,
2. The Maghrib, 27,
3. The Mamluks, 41,
4. Mecca, 65,
5. Persia and Iraq, 81,
6. The Arabian Sea, 106,
7. Anatolia, 137,
8. The Steppe, 159,
9. Delhi, 183,
10. Malabar and the Maldives, 213,
11. China, 241,
12. Home, 266,
13. Mali, 290,
14. The Rihla, 310,
Glossary, 321,
Bibliography, 325,
Index, 345,

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