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Landfalls : on the edge of Islam from Zanzibar to the Alhambra

Author: Tim Mackintosh-Smith; Martin Yeoman
Publisher: London : John Murray, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tim Mackintosh-Smith concludes his travels in the footsteps of Moroccan traveller Ibn Battutah across the 'worlds beyond the winds'

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Named Person: Ibn Batuta; Tim Mackintosh-Smith; Muḥammad Ibn-ʻAbdallāh Ibn-Baṭṭūṭa; Ibn Batuta; Tim Mackintosh-Smith
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Mackintosh-Smith; Martin Yeoman
ISBN: 0719567785 9780719567780
OCLC Number: 712925061
Description: ix, 368 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Contents: Preamble: A hole in time --
East: Tanzania: the palace by the sea ; The Maldives: the ship of blazing lamps ; Sri Lanka: the view from Adam's Peak ; China" to the Mosque of the Phoenix --
West: West Africa: a trip to the music of time ; Andalusia: the dark matter of history --
Postscript: Further travels of a tangerine.
Responsibility: Tim Mackintosh-Smith ; with illustrations by Martin Yeoman.
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