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Trickster travels a Muslim between worlds in early modern times by Natalie Zemon Davis

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Published by Hill and Wang in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Europe

Subjects:

  • Leo, Africanus, ca. 1492-ca. 1550,
  • Africanists -- Europe -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementNatalie Zemon Davis.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT19.7.L46 D385 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3402728M
ISBN 100809094347
ISBN 109780809094349
LC Control Number2005017706

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Trickster Travels offers a virtuoso study of the fragmentary, partial and often contradictory traces that al-Hasan al-Wazzan left behind him, and is a superb interpretation of his extraordinary life and work. Read more Read less The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more/5(17). While Davis’ book is engaging, “Trickster Travels” partakes in several of the pitfalls of cultural history. Above all, Davis employs too much conjecture in her by: TRICKSTER TRAVELS (Chapter 1) Living in the Land of Islam SITTING IN A ROMAN PRISON in /, a Muslim captive decided to write his three-part name in Arabic on a manuscript he had borrowed from the Vatican Library: al-Hasan ibn Muhammad Cited by:   TRICKSTER TRAVELS (Chapter 1) Living in the Land of Islam SITTING IN A ROMAN PRISON in /, a Muslim captive decided to write his three-part name in Arabic on a manuscript he had borrowed from the Vatican Library: al-Hasan ibn Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Wazzan (figure 1).Brand: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Trickster Travels: A Sixteenth-Century Muslim Between Worlds by Dr. Natalie Zemon Davis () Hardcover – by Dr. Natalie Zemon Davis (Author)/5(17).   Trickster Travels: In Search of Leo Africanus, A Sixteenth-Century Muslim Between Worlds by Natalie Zemon Davis pp, Faber, £ The title Trickster Travels places the work’s central figure, al-Ḥasan al-Wazzn, in the literary context of medieval Islamic travel literature. Books shelved as trickster-tales: Love and Roast Chicken: A Trickster Tale from the Andes Mountains by Barbara Knutson, Zomo the Rabbit: A Trickster Tale.

Trickster Travels: A Sixteenth-Century Muslim Between Worlds About the author () Natalie Zemon Davis is Henry Charles Lea Professor of History Emeritus at Princeton University. Her books. Trickster Travels Natalie Zemon Davis. A Man of Two Worlds And Many Names. Leo Africanus is the name of the author of The Description of Africa that is most familiar to English readers. He was probably born sometime between and , although some historians place his birth in   While Davis’ book is engaging, “Trickster Travels” partakes in several of the pitfalls of cultural history. Above all, Davis employs too much conjecture in her book/5.   Allen & Unwin is Australia's leading independent book publisher and has been voted "Publisher of the Year" thirteen times including the inaugural award in and eleven times since Trickster Travels - Natalie Zemon Davis - - Allen & Unwin - Australia.