The Adventures of Ibn Battuta: A Muslim Traveler of the Fourteenth CenturyPaperback
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- Publisher: University of California Press
- Format: Paperback | 370 pages
- Dimensions: 140mm x 206mm x 28mm | 499g
- Publication date: 1 April 1990
- Publication City/Country: Berkerley
- ISBN 10: 0520067436
- ISBN 13: 9780520067431
- Edition statement: Reprinted edition
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 E. Dunn is Professor of History at San Diego State University.
"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 over the last generation. The result is fascinating."--Taya Zinkin, "Asian Affairs