The Country of the Moors: A Journey from Tripoli in Barbary to the City of Kairw‚n

 
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Edward Rae (1847–1923) was a renowned explorer who, in addition to this book on North Africa, also wrote several books on his travels to Lapland and the Arctic. He is credited with introducing cricket to Lapland!

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An outsider looking in offers a good deal of insight. "The Country of the Moors: A Journey From Tripoli in Barbaray to the City of Kairwan" is the work of Edward Rae who in the later nineteenth century traveled through northern Africa and learned much about the Moors, the dominant culture of Islam throughout the region, even visiting holy cities previously forbidden to non-Muslims. A fascinating read of historical travel with plenty to ponder, "The Country of the Moors" is a choice pick and a solid addition to any history collection.

An outsider looking in offers a good deal of insight. "The Country of the Moors: A Journey From Tripoli in Barbaray to the City of Kairwan" is the work of Edward Rae who in the later nineteenth century traveled through northern Africa and learned much about the Moors, the dominant culture of Islam throughout the region, even visiting holy cities previously forbidden to non-Muslims. A fascinating read of historical travel with plenty to ponder, "The Country of the Moors" is a choice pick and a solid addition to any history collection.

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