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.
ISBN
  • 9780691138404
  • 0691127212
  • 9780691127217
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-301) and index.
  • Original electronic resource Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary,
  • Reproduction available: Electronic resource. [S.l.] : Proquest, 2016
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  • http://libanswers.liverpool.ac.uk/faq/182315
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • text
Language
  • English
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  • The contemporary world is increasingly defined by dizzying flows of people and ideas. But while Western travel is associated with a pioneering spirit of discovery, the dominant image of Muslim mobility is the jihadi who travels not to learn but to destroy. Journeys to the Other Shore challenges these stereotypes by charting the common ways in which Muslim and Western travelers negotiate the dislocation of travel to unfamiliar and strange worlds. In Roxanne Euben's groundbreaking excursion across cultures, geography, history, genre, and genders, travel signifies not only a physical mo.

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