Monday, January 8, 2018

Five Travel Books about the Muslim World

Teaching Islam ? Want to understand the Muslim world better?

Good travel books tell us a lot about the rich Muslim tradition and a lot of great history!

Tim Mackintosh-Smith, a British, Yemen-based writer and lecturer put together five travel books that we might consider.
  1. The Travels of Ibn Battutah by Ibn Battutah (edited by Tim Mackintosh-Smith)
  2. The Road to Oxiana by Robert Byron
  3. A Year Amongst the Persians by Edward G Browne
  4. The Sindbad Voyage by Tim Severin
  5. Night and Horses and the Desert by Robert Irwin (editor)
Mackinstosh-Smith reviews each of the books here and explains what makes a good travel writer.

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