Iban Battuta Essay
- Iban Battuta
Ross Dunn/Travels of Ibn Battuta
A 5 page analysis of The Adventures of Ibn Battuta, a Muslim Traveler of the Fourteenth
Century by Ross Dunn. The writer relates how Dunn uses the accounts of Abu Abdallah Ibn
Battuta to bring alive the Muslim world of the Middle Ages. No additional sources cited.
Ibn Battuta: The Man and His Perceptions
A 5 page discussion of Ibn Battuta, the great explorer of the 1300s. Concludes that
although Battuta traveled over 75,000 miles during his lifetime, largely on foot or by
horseback, he allowed his own cultural norms and perceptions to dim his understanding of
the cultures and people he met. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
Ibn Battuta: His Travels and Perceptions
An 8 page outline of the extensive travels of this Islamic intellectual in the fourteenth
century. Recounts his perceptions of the people and the cultures which he encounters,
perceptions which were shaped for the most part by his own Islamic background.
Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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