Journeys to the other shore : Muslim and Western travelers in search of knowledge / Roxanne L. Euben.

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Published
  • Princeton : Princeton University Press c2006
Physical description
xii, 313 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780691127217
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-301) and index.
Contents
  • Frontiers: walls and windows-some reflections on travel narratives -- Traveling theorists and translating practices -- Theory and theoria -- "Seeing the entire world as a foreign land" -- Exposures and closures -- Islam, travel, and talab al-ʻilm -- The double-edged nature of travel -- Travel as translation -- Liars, travelers, theorists-Herodotus and Ibn Battuta -- Travel in search of practical wisdom: the modern theoriai of al-Tahtawi and Tocqueville -- Authorizing autopsy -- Travels across time and space -- Multiple mediations -- Conclusion -- Gender, genre, and travel: Montesquieu and Sayyida Salme -- Montesquieu's Persian letters -- Sayyida Salme's memoirs -- Conclusion -- Cosmopolitanisms past and present, Islamic and Western.
Language
  • English

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Journeys to the other shore : Muslim and Western travelers in search of knowledge / Roxanne L. Euben.

Author
Published
  • Princeton : Princeton University Press c2006
Physical description
1 electronic text.
ISBN
  • 9780691138404
  • 0691127212
  • 9780691127217
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-301) and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF reader (latest version recommended); Internet Explorer or other browser (latest version recommended).
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  • Bibliography
  • Electronic books.
Language
  • English

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