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

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Published
  • Princeton, N.J. ; Woodstock : Princeton University Press 2008
ISBN
  • 9780691138404 (pbk.)
  • 0691138400 (pbk.)
Notes
  • Originally published: 2006.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Audience
  • adult
Genre
  • Bibliography
Language
  • English
  • While Western travel is associated with a spirit of discovery, the dominant image of Muslim mobility is the jihadi who travels not to learn, but to destroy. This book challenges these stereotypes by charting ways in which Muslim and Western travellers negotiate the dislocation of travel to worlds that are unfamiliar.

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