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The Resource How many miles to Babylon? : travels and adventures to Egypt and beyond, 1300 to 1640, Anne Wolff

How many miles to Babylon? : travels and adventures to Egypt and beyond, 1300 to 1640, Anne Wolff

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How many miles to Babylon? : travels and adventures to Egypt and beyond, 1300 to 1640
Title
How many miles to Babylon?
Title remainder
travels and adventures to Egypt and beyond, 1300 to 1640
Statement of responsibility
Anne Wolff
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
How Many Miles to Babylon? uses the writing of European travellers to Egypt between c. 1300 and c. 1600 to give a picture of the country in the late medieval and early Renaissance periods, drawing on sources that have hitherto been inaccessible to English-speaking audiences. These accounts portray an Egypt ruled by the despotic Mamluk sultans and the early Ottoman governors, a society at once cruel and sophisticated, dangerous and alluring. The Europeans? wonderment at the exotic flora and fauna, the ancient ruins of temples and pyramids, and the astonishing summer rise of the Nile to irrigate
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wolff, Anne
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Travelers
  • Europeans
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • TRAVEL
  • Europeans
  • Travel
  • Travelers
  • Egypt
Label
How many miles to Babylon? : travels and adventures to Egypt and beyond, 1300 to 1640, Anne Wolff
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn659497138
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 311 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781846313295
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5p6jvz
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)659497138
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
How many miles to Babylon? : travels and adventures to Egypt and beyond, 1300 to 1640, Anne Wolff
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn659497138
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 311 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781846313295
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5p6jvz
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)659497138
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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