In an antique land / Amitav Ghosh

Author(s): Ghosh, Amitav, 1956-
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Subjects: Jewish merchants--Egypt--Biography
Slaves--Egypt--Biography
Ghosh, Amitav, 1956---Travel--Egypt
Ben Yijû, Abraham, 12th cent
Bomma, 12th cent
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st Vintage Departures ed
Published: New York : Vintage Books, 1994
Series: Vintage departures
Vintage departures
LC Classification: D, DT
Physical Description: 393 p. ; 21 cm
Notes: LCCN: 93043555
ISBN: 0679727833 (pbk.)
ISBN: 9780679727835 (pbk.)
"History in a guise of a traveler's tale"--Cover
Originally published: New York : A.A. Knopf, 1993
Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-393)
Contents: Laṭaîfa -- Nashâwy -- Mangalore -- Going back
Summary: The author recounts his ten-year investigation into the life a twelfth-century Indian slave who lived in a remote corner of Egypt
King library copy: purchased with monies from Bridging Cultures : Muslim Journeys Grant
Donation Info: Donor : Bridging Cultures : Muslim Journeys Grant
OCLC Number: 29428387
ISBN/ISSN: 0679727833
9780679727835