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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.
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Author: H. G. Wells
Publisher: Arc Manor LLC
Keywords: machine, time
Number of Pages: 109
Published: 2008-06-30
ISBN-10: 1604502479
ISBN-13: 9781604502473

"The Time Machine" is considered by many to be one of the finest works of English fiction. This highly entertaining novella has had an enormous influence on English fiction in general and science fiction in particular. Even the term 'The Time Machine' (coined by Wells) is now used universally to refer to hypothetical machines capable of time travel. ***** An unnamed observer is the narrator of the story about the time traveler who uses his machine to travel to the future. The narrator relates the time traveler's adventures as told to him by the traveler upon his return. It includes travels to
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Author: Anthony Trollope
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: liverpool, mercury, letters, twenty, traveler, tireless
Number of Pages: 244
Published: 1978-12-27
ISBN-10: 0520037235
ISBN-13: 9780520037236
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Author: Brenda Berstler
Publisher: Syllables Press
Keywords: cooperstown, otsego, county, guide, food, plate, traveler, home
Number of Pages: 366
Published: 2006-07-25
ISBN-10: 0970943326
ISBN-13: 9780970943323
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: exist, nation’s, ports, entry, inspections, traveler, security, despite, progress, weaknesses, border
Number of Pages: 16
Published:
ISBN-10: 1422399028
ISBN-13: 9781422399026
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Author: Karen Tate
Publisher: CCC Publishing
Keywords: destinations, goddess, places, sacred
Number of Pages: 428
Published: 2006-01-01
ISBN-10: 1888729112
ISBN-13: 9781888729115

This fascinating travel perspective is sure to become an invaluable resource in every library and on every coffee table and bookshelf as the past is uncovered through the lens of sacred travel. Including both academic and popular religious perspectives, this comprehensive world guide will be of interest to both experts as well as the spiritual novice. Author Karen Tate deftly combines current trends, academic theories, and historical insights, some of which may surprise even the most well read or jaded traveler. This volume of sacred sites brings both lesser-known and famous locales into persp
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Author: John Davis
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: years, four, travels
Number of Pages: 462
Published: 2007-01-01
ISBN-10: 1429000252
ISBN-13: 9781429000253

An English traveler composed this account not for his fellow countrymen but for American readers; he went mostly up and down the Mid-Atlantic coast.
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