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The Arab Marco Polo, Ibn Battuta

Author: Lucile Saunders McDonald
Publisher: Nashville : T. Nelson, [1975]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A biography of the fourteenth-century Muslim scholar who traveled from his native Tangier to India and China, several times through the Near East, and to black Africa.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Ibn Batuta; Ibn Batuta; Ibn Batuta
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lucile Saunders McDonald
ISBN: 0840764413 9780840764416
OCLC Number: 1218419
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 192 pages : maps ; 21 cm
Contents: Great days for a Muslim traveler --
Prophecies for a pilgrim --
Mecca and caravan country --
To East Africa in a dhow --
The romantic land of rum --
Rolling tents on the Russian steppes --
The road to Samarkand and India --
In debt in Delhi --
Lost among the infidels --
To the Malabar Coast and the Maldive Islands --
From Ceylon by junk to China --
The terrifying land of the Mongol Khans --
Homeward again by junk--The black death --
Across the Sahara in quest of the Negro lands.
Responsibility: Lucile McDonald.

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A biography of the fourteenth-century Muslim scholar who traveled from his native Tangier to India and China, several times through the Near East, and to black Africa.

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