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Leo Africanus

Maalouf, Amin (Book - 1992)
Leo Africanus
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Written in the form of a memoir, this historical novel explores the meeting of two worlds, Islam and Christendom, through the adventures of real-life Arab traveler and geographer Hassan al-Wazzan.
Authors: Maalouf, Amin
Title: Leo Africanus
Publisher: Chicago : New Amsterdam, 1992, c1986
Characteristics: 360 p. ; 22 cm
Notes: Translation of: Léon, l'Africain
Summary: Written in the form of a memoir, this historical novel explores the meeting of two worlds, Islam and Christendom, through the adventures of real-life Arab traveler and geographer Hassan al-Wazzan.
ISBN: 9781561310227
1561310220
Branch Call Number: FICTION Maalouf 1992
Statement of Responsibility: Amin Maalouf ; translated by Peter Sluglett
Subject Headings: Explorers Fiction Discoveries in geography Fiction Africa Discovery and exploration Fiction Leo, Africanus, ca. 1492-ca. 1550 Fiction Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys Grant Professional collection
Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Topical Term: Explorers
Discoveries in geography
Bridging Cultures Bookshelf Muslim Journeys Grant
Professional collection
Additional Physical Form Entry: Online version: Maalouf, Amin. Léon, l'Africain. English. Leo Africanus. New York : New Amsterdam, 1992 (OCoLC)643837146
LCCN: 91036145
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"Written in the form of a memoir, this historical novel explores the meeting of two worlds, Islam and Christendom, through the adventures of real-life Arab traveler and geographer Hassan al-Wazzan."


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