Islam and Travel in the Middle Ages
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In the Middle Ages, Muslim travelers embarked on a rihla, or world tour, as surveyors, emissaries, and educators. On these journeys, voyagers not only interacted with foreign cultures—touring Greek civilization, exploring the Middle East and North Africa, and seeing parts of Europe—they also established both philosophical and geographic boundaries between the faithful and

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Hardcover, 304 pages
Published August 1st 2010 by University Of Chicago Press (first published June 29th 2010)
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