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by Barnaby Rogerson,Rose Baring

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Author:
Barnaby Rogerson,Rose Baring
ISBN13:
978-0907871644
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090787164X
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Eland Books; First Edition edition (March 23, 2006)
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Since 9/11 there has been an international interest in the Islamic world which has continued to the present.

Barnaby Rogerson (born 17 May 1960) is a British author, television presenter and publisher. He has written extensively about the Muslim world, including a biography of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, and numerous travel guides

Barnaby Rogerson (born 17 May 1960) is a British author, television presenter and publisher. He has written extensively about the Muslim world, including a biography of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, and numerous travel guides. Rogerson was born in Dunfermline, Scotland and studied Medieval History at St Andrews University. He became a writer of guidebooks, to Morocco, Tunisia, Cyprus, Istanbul and Libya. He now lives in London with his wife and business partner, Rose Baring.

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Realising that the lies, half truths and manufactured fears by which this war had been sold to the public were backed by images of the Islamic world latched on to by our media - of bearded fanatics, suicide bombers and veiled gunmen - it seemed important to offer a truer, broader picture

Barnaby Rogerson is an author, publisher and journalist

Common terms and phrases. Barnaby Rogerson is an author, publisher and journalist. Together with his partner Rose Baring, he runs Eland Publishing, which specializes in keeping the classics of travel literature in print.

Title: Meetings with Remarkable Muslims: . .Publisher: Eland Books. Publication Date: 2006. Barnaby Rogerson is the author of more than a dozen books, ncluding The Heirs of Muhammad: Islam's First Century and the Origins ofthe Sunni-Shia Schism, The Prophet Muhammad: A Biography, and A History of Noth Africa. He has lived and worked in many parts of the Arab world, and currently resides in London. Joan Gannij was born in New York City and raised in Los Angeles. She began her career as a photojournalist documenting pop culture. Born on Amsterdam Avenue, she decided to explore her European roots by relocating to Amsterdam in 1987.

This is indeed a remarkable book, conveying the diversity and humanity of Muslims with style and grace.

Most of the "remarkable Muslims" in this anthology aren't remarkable in their achievements - rather, they are extraordinary in their ordinary humanity. We meet taxi drivers and porters, asylum-seekers and smugglers, cleaners and musicians. Marvel at how Youssou N'Dour rises above the poverty of Senegal to wow France with his devotional Islamic songs. This is indeed a remarkable book, conveying the diversity and humanity of Muslims with style and grace. It proves that if we overlook, or look down on, the ordinary, we diminish ourselves and the world.

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Meetings with Remarkable Muslims is a collection of personal reminiscences of.Keeping the best of travel writing alive. Eland is owned by three travel writers: Rose Baring, John Hatt and Barnaby Rogerson.

Meetings with Remarkable Muslims is a collection of personal reminiscences of friendships and chance encounters which have left an indelible mark on the author. Throwing a bridge across the divide, it shows how immeasurably richer our lives are for sharing and understanding different cultural tradi. Eland specializes in keeping the classics of travel literature in print.

SIDELIGHTS: Barnaby Rogerson is writer who has specialized in travel articles and books focusing on North Africa and the lands of the old Ottoman Empire. Because of these areas of geographic interest, he has also written about the Muslim religion. Among Rogerson's first travel books is the travel guide Morocco, which includes illustrations by Pauline Pears.

A collection of writings celebrating friendship and the chance encounters that unexpectedly enrich our lives.