Accounts of China and India

Abū Zayd Al-Sīrāfī (Author) Tim Mackintosh-Smith (Translator)
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$15.00  $13.80
Publisher
New York University Press
Publish Date
April 04, 2017
Pages
124
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.2 X 0.4 inches | 0.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781479830596

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About the Author

Abū Zayd al-Sīrāfī (Author)
Abū Zayd al-Sīrāfī was a seafarer who moved from the Persian port-city of Siraf to Basra in 303/915-916. He wrote the second half of Accounts of China and India, supplementing an earlier section written by an unknown mariner and merchant fifty years earlier.

Tim Mackintosh-Smith (Translator)
Tim Mackintosh-Smith is a noted British travel author, best known for his trilogy on the renowned Moroccan world-traveler Ibn Battutah, which earned him a spot among Newsweek's top twelve travel writers of the past hundred years. Since 1982, he has lived in Sanaa, Yemen.

Reviews

"These accounts are full of fascination and wonder [and] continue the contribution this excellent series is making towards integrating classics of Arabic into the global canon."--Times Literary Supplement