Author: Ross E. Dunn
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: fourteenth, century, traveler, muslim, ibn, battuta, adventures
Number of Pages: 378
Published: 1986
ISBN-10: 0520057716
ISBN-13: 9780520057715

Ross Dunn here recounts the great traveler's remarkable career, interpreting it within the cultural and social context of Islamic society and giving the reader both a biography of an extraordinary personality and a study of the hemispheric dimensions of human interchange in medieval times.