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By Nabil Matar

ISBN-10: 0415932270

ISBN-13: 9780415932271

ISBN-10: 0415932289

ISBN-13: 9780415932288

within the Lands of the Christians provides unique translations from Arabic of 4 Christian and Muslim writers who visited Western Europe and the USA within the 17th century. those essays comprise cautious descriptions of the areas, societies, customs, and religions those intrepid tourists encountered of their trips. right here you can find the whole commute narrative of the 1st Arab to go to South and significant the USA in 1688, the 1st English translation of the ambassadorial record by means of Mohammad bin Abd al-Wahab al-Ghassani who traveled via Spain in 1690, translations of letters through the Morrocan ambassador to France describing his courting along with his hosts and his impressions of the land, and Morisco writer Ahmad bin Qasim's account of his voyage from Holland to France in 1610.

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