Arab travellers and western civilization

  • 280 Pages
  • 1.88 MB
  • English
Saqi , London
StatementNazik Saba Yared ; translated from the Arabic by Sumayya Damluji Shahbandar ; revised and edited by Tony P. Naufal and Jana Gough.
ContributionsNaufal, Tony P., Gough, Jana.
The Physical Object
Pagination280p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22171078M
ISBN 100863563368

Get this from a library. Arab travellers and Western civilization. [Nāzik Sābā Yārid; Tony P Naufal; Jana Gough] -- "Although there is a plethora of Westerners' accounts of their travels in the Arab world, it is often forgotten that there exists a substantial body of accounts of journeys to the West by Arab.

A surprisingly readable history book. It is used as a textbook for students in the University of Chicago's History of Western Civilization overview class. The author writes in clear and jargon-free prose and he has an encyclopedic knowledge of Western history.

I read this simply for my own learning and it turned out to be an enjoyable read as by: 3. By Habeeb Salloum/Contributing Writer Part 1 of 2. The impact of the Arabs on Western Civilization. I would venture to say that in the western world, especially in North America, the vast majority of people, and by the way even many in the Arab world, would think that this statement is a grossly exaggerated assertion by an Arab chauvinist.

Includes the Book of Ahmad Ibn Fadlan, The Travels of Abu Hamid al-Andalusi al-Gharnati and a series of a few dozen excerpts from other Arab geographers, historians and travellers (plus passages from a Jewish merchant, Marco Polo and a Russian chronicle, for some reason)/5.

Ibn Fadlan was a tenth-century diplomat who, in AD, was sent on a mission from Baghdad to the far north by the caliph Muqtadir. His subsequent account of his travels and the peoples he encountered is one of the most important documents from the period.

Paul Lunde studied at London University's School of Oriental and African Studies and specializes in Islamic history and literature/5(67).

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Some Muslim historians have described the modern enlightened West as the imagination of Averroes. Ibn Rushd was a remarkable thinker. He was a judge, expert in Islamic law (Maliki), a physician and a philosopher.

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The book’s subtitle is: How the Arabs Transformed Western Civilization. It seems to me, more interesting to ask the question: How the Arabs are Transforming Western Civilization, changing it from a free world to a regime where personal security are lacking more and more every day and free speech is /5(18).

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The practice of giving young Arabs Western education was later developed with the. The first volume concentrates on the Islamic geographers who mapped and made navigable the routes followed by later travellers.

While travel, and in particular the rihla (or ‘travel to Mecca’) did not depend for its impetus on formal geography, both were highlighted in the travellers’ diaries and travelogues which helped to make known and. Essay.

At the beginning of this period, the European presence in the Islamic world was largely based on trade.

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