Ottoman Explorations of the Nile : Evliya Çelebi's 'Matchless Pearl These Reports of the Nile' map and his accounts of the Nile and the Horn of Africa in The Book of Travels (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Ottoman Explorations of the Nile : Evliya Çelebi's 'Matchless Pearl These Reports of the Nile' map and his accounts of the Nile and the Horn of Africa in The Book of Travels

Author: Robert Dankoff; Nuran Tezcan; Michael D Sheridan
Publisher: London : Gingko, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The most ambitious effort to explore and map out the Nile, before the time of Napoleon, was undertaken by the Ottomans - as recorded in two monumental documents. The book gives full weight to both  Read more...

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Named Person: Evliya Çelebi; Evliya Çelebi; Evliya Çelebi
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Dankoff; Nuran Tezcan; Michael D Sheridan
ISBN: 9781909942165 1909942162
OCLC Number: 1036247651
Notes: Folded map attached to inside back cover.
Description: xix, 442 pages : maps (black and white) ; 24 cm. + 1 folded map
Other Titles: Seyahatname.
Responsibility: Robert Dankoff, Nuran Tezcan, Michael D. Sheridan.

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