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Accounts of China and India - Al-S r f , Ab  Zayd, and Mackintosh-Smith, Tim (Translated by), and Benite, Zvi Ben-Dor (Foreword by)
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The ninth and tenth centuries witnessed the establishment of a substantial network of maritime trade across the Indian Ocean, providing the real-life background to the Sinbad tales. An exceptional exemplar of Arabic travel writing, Accounts of China and India is a compilation of reports and anecdotes about the lands and peoples of this diverse territory, from the Somali headlands of Africa to the far eastern shores of China and Korea. Traveling eastward, we discover a vivid human landscape--from Chinese society to ...

Accounts of China and India 2017, New York University Press

ISBN-13: 9781479830596

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