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Author Euben, Roxanne Leslie, 1966-

Title Journeys to the other shore : Muslim and Western travelers in search of knowledge / Roxanne L. Euben
Published Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource ([xiii], 313 pages)
Series Princeton studies in Muslim politics
Princeton studies in Muslim politics.
Summary The contemporary world is increasingly defined by dizzying flows of people and ideas. But while Western travel is associated with a pioneering spirit of discovery, the dominant image of Muslim mobility is the jihadi who travels not to learn but to destroy. Journeys to the Other Shore challenges these stereotypes by charting the common ways in which Muslim and Western travelers negotiate the dislocation of travel to unfamiliar and strange worlds. In Roxanne Euben's groundbreaking excursion across cultures, geography, history, genre, and genders, travel signifies not only a physical movement acr
Notes Originally published: 2006
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-301) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Christians -- Travel.
East and West.
Muslims -- Travel.
Travel, Medieval.
Travelers -- Arab countries.
Travelers -- Europe.
Voyages and travels.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 128208688X
1400827493 (electronic bk.)
9781400827497 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Muslim and Western travelers in search of knowledge