Journeys to the other shore : Muslim and Western travelers in search of knowledge /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Euben, Roxanne Leslie, 1966-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2006.
Series:Princeton studies in Muslim politics
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300 |a xii, 313 p. ;  |c 24 cm. 
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-301) and index. 
505 0 |a 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 -- 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. 
650 0 |a Travel, Medieval.  |9 17457 
650 0 |a Voyages and travels.  |9 2582 
650 0 |a Travelers  |z Arab countries.  |9 228611 
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650 0 |a East and West.  |9 669 
650 4 |a Doğu ve batı.  |9 156718 
650 4 |a Seyahat, Ortaçağ.  |9 228567 
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