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Ibn Battuta By L P Harvey(Makers of Islamic Civilization)
[#2503,1Q2,978-1845113940,PB,127pp, Oxford/I.B.Tauris, The most well known  traveller of his]

Ibn Battuta By L P Harvey(Makers of Islamic Civilization)
Ibn Battuta By L P Harvey(Makers of Islamic Civilization)
ISBN-10: 1845113942
ISBN-13: 978-1845113940
Paperback 127 Pages
Oxford University Press & I.B. Tauris

About The Book
Ibn Battuta (d ca 700/1368 or 9) The most well known traveller of his times. He covered the whole Islamic World Ibn Battuta travelled overland in North Africa and Syria to make the pilgrimage to Makkah Afterward he visited Persia, Mesopotamia, and Asia Minor. He made a journey by way of Samarkand to India, where he resided for almost eight years at the court of the sultan of Delhi, who sent him to China as one of his ambassadors. Ibn Batuta visited the Maldives, the Malabar coast, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), and Sumatra. He returned c. 1350 to Tangier. Later he went to Spain, then to Morocco, and from here he crossed the Sahara to visit Timbuktu and the River Niger. During his 29 years of travel, he covered 120,000 km. A great insight of the days when Islam was a strong living tradition far spread around the world.

About The Author
This book part of the ''Makers of Islamic Civilization' series, run by the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. Published jointly by Oxford University Press (Delhi) and I.B. Tauris (London), these books are written by specialists for the general reader. They are intended to serve as an introduction to pivotal Islamic thinkers and actors, whose works and legacy make up the pool of cultural experiences and resources on which contemporary Muslims continue to draw.

Weight: 170

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