Other Routes

Other Routes

Author: Tabish Khair

Publisher: Signal Books

ISBN: 1904955118

Category: Africans

Page: 421

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The collection includes pilgrimage accounts, which describe a 'national' circuit (as in Lady Nijo's, c. 1280, or Sei Shonagon's, c. 990, accounts) or move across vast regions to places of learning and pilgrimage or to a particular centre of religio-cultural significance (the early Chinese travellers to India in the fifth, sixth and seventh centuries, the Hajj pilgrimage of Ibn Jubayr in the 12th century, Blyden's Africanist-Christian pilgrimage to the Holy Land in the 19th century). These pilgrimage accounts can also taper into other genres: for instance, while ibn Battutah (b. 1304) set out to go to Mecca (which he did), he ended up travelling across 50 countries and dictating what is undoubtedly a travel book in a narrow generic sense rather than the account of a pilgrimage. Other extracts range from the influential medieval travel-geography of al-Idrisi in the 11th century; the global history,
Other Routes
Language: en
Pages: 421
Authors: Tabish Khair
Categories: Africans
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Signal Books

The collection includes pilgrimage accounts, which describe a 'national' circuit (as in Lady Nijo's, c. 1280, or Sei Shonagon's, c. 990, accounts) or move across vast regions to places of learning and pilgrimage or to a particular centre of religio-cultural significance (the early Chinese travellers to India in the fifth,
I-93, Franconia Notch and Alternate Routes, Grafton County
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Tabish Khair
Categories: Africans
Type: BOOK - Published: 1979 - Publisher:

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Report of the Different Routes and Estimates of the Sacket's Harbor & Saratoga Rail-road
Language: en
Pages: 109
Authors: Sacket's Harbor and Saratoga Railroad Company, A. F. Edwards
Categories: Railroads
Type: BOOK - Published: 1853 - Publisher:

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Journal of the Society of Arts
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Sacket's Harbor and Saratoga Railroad Company, A. F. Edwards
Categories: Industrial arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1883 - Publisher:

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Journal of the Royal Society of Arts
Language: en
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Authors: Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain)
Categories: Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1883 - Publisher:

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