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Ibn Battuta Makers of Islamic Civilization

140 LE

Short Description:
Authors : L. P. Harvey
  • Publisher: American University Press Cairo
  • Pages: 138
  • Hard Cover: False
  • ISBN: 9781845113940
  • Publishing Date: 2008

L. P. Harvey reviews Ibn Battuta’s journeys and discusses the major themes of the Travels. He examines the financing of Ibn Battuta’s adventures; how geography and natural history are presented by him; how the Travels engage with issues of race and gender; and the religious milieu through which Ibn Battuta moved. L. P. Harvey is the author of Islamic Spain: 1250 to 1500 and Muslims in Spain: 1500 to 1614.