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- DescriptionThe first comprehensive investigation of premodern Jewish travel writing about the Islamic world, Reorienting the East examines Hebrew and Judeo-Arabic travel accounts from the mid-twelfth to the early sixteenth centuries that subvert, or reorient a decidedly Christian vision of the region and reflect changing Jewish self-perceptions.
- Author BiographyMartin Jacobs is Associate Professor of Rabbinic Studies in the Department of Jewish, Islamic, and Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at Washington University in St. Louis.
- Author(s)Martin Jacobs
- PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania Press
- Date of Publication02/09/2014
- GenreSocial Studies: General
- Series TitleJewish Culture & Contexts
- Place of PublicationPennsylvania
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Pennsylvania Press
- Content Note7 illus.
- Weight721 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine31 mm
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