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    DescriptionRoss 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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    The Adventures of Ibn Battuta
    A Muslim Traveler of the Fourteenth Century
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ross E. Dunn
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 370
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 206 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    ISBN 13: 9780520067431
    ISBN 10: 0520067436

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: HIS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.0
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HB
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    B&T General Subject: 431
    B&T Approval Code: A19240000
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037010, REL037000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
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    DC19: 916.0421.0924
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    DC22: 910/.882971
    LC classification: G93.I24 D86 1986
    Thema V1.0: WT, NH
    Edition statement
    Reprinted edition
    University of California Press
    Imprint name
    University of California Press
    Publication date
    01 April 1990
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Ross E. Dunn is Professor of History at San Diego State University.
    Review quote
    "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