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Hardcover In Darfur: An Account of the Sultanate and Its People, Volume One Book

ISBN: 1479876380

ISBN13: 9781479876389

In Darfur: An Account of the Sultanate and Its People, Volume One

A merchant's account of his travels through an independent African state Muhammad ibn 'Umar al-Tunisi (d. 1274/1857) belonged to a family of Tunisian merchants trading with Egypt and what is now Sudan. Al-Tunisi was raised in Cairo and a graduate of al-Azhar. In 1803, at the age of fourteen, al-Tunisi set off for the Sultanate of Darfur, where his father had decamped ten years earlier. He followed the Forty Days Road, was reunited with his father,...

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