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In An Antique Land

Ghosh, Amitav (Book - 1994 )
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The author recounts his ten-year investigation into the life a twelfth-century Indian slave who lived in a remote corner of Egypt.
Authors: Ghosh, Amitav, 1956-
Title: In an antique land
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1994
Edition: 1st Vintage Departures ed
Characteristics: 393 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Amitav Ghosh
Notes: Originally published: New York : A.A. Knopf, 1993
"History in a guise of a traveler's tale"--Cover
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.
ISBN: 9780679727835
0679727833
Branch Call Number: 962.02 G427i 1994
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-393)
Subject Headings: Slaves Egypt Biography Bomma, active 12th century Jewish merchants Egypt Biography Ben Yijû, Abraham, active 12th century Ghosh, Amitav, 1956- Travel Egypt
Topical Term: Slaves
Jewish merchants
LCCN: 93043555
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The author recounts his ten-year investigation into the life a twelfth-century Indian slave who lived in a remote corner of Egypt.


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