Telling true tales of Islamic lands
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Telling true tales of Islamic lands forms of mediation in English travel writing, 1575-1630 by Julia Schleck

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Published by Susquehanna University Press in Selinsgrove [Pa.] .
Written in English


  • Cultural relations in literature,
  • Travelers" writings, English,
  • English prose literature,
  • Islam in literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • British,
  • History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-212) and index.

StatementJulia Schleck
LC ClassificationsPR756.T72 S35 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination218 p. :
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25008326M
ISBN 101575911582
ISBN 109781575911588
LC Control Number2010046899

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