The Adventures of Ibn Battuta, a Muslim Traveller of the Fourteenth Century
University of California Press, 1 jan. 1986 - 357 pagina's
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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Review: The Adventures of Ibn Battuta: A Muslim Traveler of the Fourteenth Century, Revised Edition, with a New PrefaceGebruikersrecensie - Austin - Goodreads
A clear study of Ibn Battuta's travelogue for the non-specialist. It's most accurate to call it an abridgement of the travels with commentary, with context about the medieval world of the time. The ... Volledige recensie lezen
Review: The Adventures of Ibn Battuta: A Muslim Traveler of the Fourteenth Century, Revised Edition, with a New PrefaceGebruikersrecensie - Sarah - Goodreads
This was just boring, and even though I got pretty far into it, it wasn't written with enough panache to keep me going, especially when I think of all the other books I have yet to read. Volledige recensie lezen