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Three Centuries of Travel Writing by Muslim Women

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ISBN-10: 025306239X

ISBN-13: 9780253062390

Edition: 2022

Authors: Siobhan Lambert-Hurley, Daniel Majchrowicz, Sunil Sharma, Asiya Alam, Andrew Amstutz

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When thinking of intrepid travelers from past centuries, we don't usually put Muslim women at the top of the list. And yet, the stunning firsthand accounts in this collection completely upend preconceived notions of who was exploring the world. Editors Siobhan Lambert-Hurley, Daniel Majchrowicz, and Sunil Sharma recover, translate, annotate, and provide historical and cultural context for the 17th- to 20th-century writings of Muslim women travelers in ten different languages. Queens and captives, pilgrims and provocateurs, these women are diverse. Their connection to Islam is wide-ranging as well, including the main Sunni/Shia divisions, but also different Sufi orders, law schools, and…    
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Book details

List price: $95.00
Copyright year: 2022
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 8/2/2022
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 532
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.024
Language: English