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The Best Traveled Man on Earth

The Best Traveled Man on Earth

by Jan Morris

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Overview

Six centuries ago, the Islamic world was the pinnacle of civilization. What was it really like? The answer is in the twelfth-century diaries of Ibn Battuta, a Moroccan traveler who spent thirty years journeying some 73,000 miles. Here, in this short-form book from acclaimed writer and bestselling author Jan Morris, in the little-known story of perhaps the greatest traveler of all time.


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BN ID: 2940150705166
Publisher: New Word City, Inc.
Publication date: 08/18/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 889,333
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Jan Morris, a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, is an acclaimed historian and travel writer, best known for Pax Britannica, a history of the British Empire.

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