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- DescriptionComparing the travel writing of Muslims, Christians and Jews in the later Middle Ages, this book presents insights into how these religious communities shaped the perceptions of their readers. This book also explores the tensions between text and empirical experience as found in the writings of religious writers who value holy texts.
- Author BiographyA graduate of New York University's Department of Middle Eastern Studies, Elka Weber has taught at a number of universities. She is currently researching travel and notions of place in the writings of medieval Jews. She recently contributed a chapter, Sharing the Sites: Medieval Jewish Travelers to the Land of Israel to Rosamund Allen, ed, Eastward Bound: travel and travellers 1050-1550, , 2004.
- Author(s)Elka Weber
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication14/10/2005
- SubjectHistory: World & General
- Series TitleStudies in Medieval History and Culture
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight430 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine17 mm
- Format DetailsUnsewn / adhesive bound
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