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

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Published
  • Princeton, N.J. ; Oxford : Princeton University Press c2006
Physical description
xii, 313 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780691127217
  • 0691127212
  • 9780691138404
  • 0691138400

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

Author
Other titles
  • Muslim and Western travelers in search of knowledge
Published
  • Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press 2008
Physical description
1 online resource ([xiii], 313 pages).
ISBN
  • 9781400827497
  • 1400827493
  • 128208688X
  • 9781282086883
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Notes
  • Originally published: 2006.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-301) and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. [New York]: JSTOR, [2020]. Available as JPEG images or in PDF format. Description based on contents viewed 27 October 2020.
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Note on Transliteration and Spelling; CHAPTER 1 Frontiers: Walls and Windows-Some Reflections on Travel Narratives; CHAPTER 2 Traveling Theorists and Translating Practices; CHAPTER 3 Liars, Travelers, Theorists-Herodotus and Ibn Battuta; CHAPTER 4 Travel in Search of Practical Wisdom: The Modern Theôriai of al-Tahtawi and Tocqueville; CHAPTER 5 Gender, Genre, and Travel: Montesquieu and Sayyida Salme; CHAPTER 6 Cosmopolitanisms Past and Present, Islamic and Western; Notes; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • text
Language
  • English

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