Two Arabic Travel Books

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Two Arabic Travel Books
Accounts of China and India

ABŪ ZAYD AL-SĪRĀFĪ

Edited and translated by
TIM MACKINTOSH-SMITH

and

Mission to the Volga
AḤMAD IBN FAḌLĀN

Edited and translated by
JAMES E. MONTGOMERY

Volume editors
PHILIP F. KENNEDY
SHAWKAT M. TOORAWA

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY PRESS

New York and London

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Two Arabic Travel Books
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Letter from the General Editor iii
  • Title Page v
  • Table of Contents vii
  • Foreword ix
  • Accounts of China and India 1
  • Acknowledgements 3
  • Introduction 4
  • A Note on the Text 15
  • Notes to the Introduction 18
  • Accounts of China and India- The First Book 23
  • Accounts of China and India- The Second Book 67
  • Notes 135
  • Glossary of Names and Terms 148
  • Bibliography 159
  • Mission to the Volga 163
  • Acknowledgements 165
  • Introduction 167
  • A Note on the Text 180
  • Notes to the Introduction 188
  • Mission to the Volga 191
  • Notes 261
  • Glossary of Names and Terms 267
  • Bibliography 281
  • Further Reading 285
  • Index 299
  • About the NYU Abu Dhabi Institute 310
  • About the Typefaces 311
  • About the Editor-Translators 312
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