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The Resource Journeys to the other shore : Muslim and Western travelers in search of knowledge, Roxanne L. Euben

Journeys to the other shore : Muslim and Western travelers in search of knowledge, Roxanne L. Euben

Label
Journeys to the other shore : Muslim and Western travelers in search of knowledge
Title
Journeys to the other shore
Title remainder
Muslim and Western travelers in search of knowledge
Statement of responsibility
Roxanne L. Euben
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Euben, Roxanne Leslie
Index
index present
LC call number
G89
LC item number
.E93 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Princeton studies in Muslim politics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Travel, Medieval
  • Voyages and travels
  • Travelers
  • Travelers
  • East and West
  • Reizen
  • Reizigers
  • Islamitische wereld
  • Westerse wereld
Label
Journeys to the other shore : Muslim and Western travelers in search of knowledge, Roxanne L. Euben
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-301) and index
Contents
Frontiers: walls and windows-some reflections on travel narratives -- Traveling theorists and translating practices -- Theory and theoria -- "Seeing the entire world as a foreign land" -- Exposures and closures -- Islam, travel, and talab al-ʻilm -- The double-edged nature of travel -- Travel as translation -- Liars, travelers, theorists-Herodotus and Ibn Battuta -- Herodotus -- Ibn Battuta -- Conclusion -- Travel in search of practical wisdom: the modern theoriai of al-Tahtawi and Tocqueville -- Authorizing autopsy -- Travels across time and space -- Multiple mediations -- Conclusion -- Gender, genre, and travel: Montesquieu and Sayyida Salme -- Montesquieu's Persian letters -- Sayyida Salme's memoirs -- Conclusion -- Cosmopolitanisms past and present, Islamic and Western
Control code
69792066
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 313 p.
Isbn
9780691127217
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006017894
System control number
(OCoLC)69792066
Label
Journeys to the other shore : Muslim and Western travelers in search of knowledge, Roxanne L. Euben
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-301) and index
Contents
Frontiers: walls and windows-some reflections on travel narratives -- Traveling theorists and translating practices -- Theory and theoria -- "Seeing the entire world as a foreign land" -- Exposures and closures -- Islam, travel, and talab al-ʻilm -- The double-edged nature of travel -- Travel as translation -- Liars, travelers, theorists-Herodotus and Ibn Battuta -- Herodotus -- Ibn Battuta -- Conclusion -- Travel in search of practical wisdom: the modern theoriai of al-Tahtawi and Tocqueville -- Authorizing autopsy -- Travels across time and space -- Multiple mediations -- Conclusion -- Gender, genre, and travel: Montesquieu and Sayyida Salme -- Montesquieu's Persian letters -- Sayyida Salme's memoirs -- Conclusion -- Cosmopolitanisms past and present, Islamic and Western
Control code
69792066
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 313 p.
Isbn
9780691127217
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006017894
System control number
(OCoLC)69792066

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