Reviews of Some Iconic Travelogues


Reviews of Some Iconic Travelogues

Reviews of Some Iconic Travelogues

Some Iconic Travelogues

Menonim Menonimus


Reviews on Some Iconic Travelogues (a collection of critical reviews on some travel books) by Menonimus written between 1997to 2022.

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Reviews of Some Iconic Travelogues

Reviews of Some Iconic Travelogues



  1. The Travels of Marco Polo-A Review
  2. Ibn Battuta’s Rihla (The Journey)-A Review
  3. Ibn Batuta’s ‘A Gift to Those Who Contemplate the Wonders’-A Review
  4. Ibn Battuta’s “Al-Istakhri” (The Book of Routes and Realms)-A Review
  5. Ibn Battuta’s “The Reminder and the Announcement” or “Al-Tanbih wa-l-Ishraf”-A Review
  6. Ibn Battuta’s “Al-Murshid ila Jawharat al-Tawhid” (The Guide to the Jewel of Unity)
  7. Herodotus’ ‘The Histories’-A Review
  8. Herodotus’ ‘The Description of Egypt’-A Review
  9. Herodotus ‘The Persian Wars’-A Review
  10. Herodotus’ ‘The Scythian Expedition’-A ReviewDerodotus’ ‘The Customs of Various Barbaric Peoples’-A Review
  11. Fa-Hien’s Record of Buddhist Kingdoms-A Review
  12. Fa-Hien’s A Journey in Buddhist Lands-A Review
  13. Fa-Hien’s ‘Memoirs of the Buddhist Faith’-A Review
  14. Xuanzang’s ‘Great Tang Records on the Western Regions’-A Review
  15. Xuanzang’s ‘Records of the Transmission of the Tripitaka’-A Review
  16. Xuanzang’s ‘Nan Hai Ji Gui Zhu” or “Notes on the Western Regions of the Southern Sea’-A Review
  17. Xuanzang’s ‘Records of the Great Learning’-A Review
  18. The Rihlat Ibn Jubayr, or The Travels of Ibn Jubayr-A Review
  19. Ibn Jubayr’s Kitab al-Mughni fi al-Duwal-A Review
  20. Ibn Jubayr’s Tadhkirat al-Muluk-A Review
  21. Ibn Jubayr’s ‘Tuhfat al-Nazir wa Gharfat al-Hakir’-A Review
  22. Ibn Khaldun ‘Al-Nawadir al-Sultaniyya wa’l-Ma’asin al-Yusufiyya’-A Review
  23. ‘The Journey of William of Rubruck to the Eastern Parts of the World’-A Review
  24. “The Journey of Friar John of Pian de Carpine to the Court of Kuyuk Khan”-A Review
  25. Odoric of Pordenone’s “The Book of Marvels and Travels”-A Review
  26. ‘Travels of Friar Odoric’-A Review
  27. The Narrative of the Journey of Odoric of Pordenone | A Review
  28. ‘Description of the East’-A Review
  29. “The Travels of Odoric: A Record of the Wonders of the East”-A Review
  30. Niccolò and Maffeo Polo’s ‘Description of the World’-A Review
  31. John Mandeville’s ‘The Book of Marvels and Travels’-A Review
  32. ‘The Itinerary of John of Mandeville- A Review
  33. Friar Julian’s travel book ‘The Customs of the Chinese and their Worship’-A Review
  34. Friar Julian’s ‘Description of the City of Fu-Chau-A Review
  35. Wilhelm von Boldensele’s ‘The Journey to the Land of the Mongols’-A Review
  36. Wilhelm von Boldensele’s ‘The Journey to Karakorum’-A Review
  37. Giovanni da Pian del Carpine’s ‘History of the Mongols’-A-Review
  38. Niccolao Manucci’s ‘History of the Moghuls’-A Review
  39. Niccolao Manucci’s ‘Viaggi’ or ‘Travels’-A Review
  40. Niccolao Manucci’s ‘The Mughal Emperors and the Islamic Dynasties of India, Iran, and Central Asia’-A Review
  41. ‘The Six Voyages of Jean-Baptiste Tavernier’-A Review
  42. Jean-Baptiste Tavernier’s ‘Travels in India’-A Review
  43. Jean-Baptiste Tavernier’s ‘Voyage au Levant’ or Travels in Levant-A Review
  44. Jean-Baptiste Tavernier’s‘Travel in Turkey and Persia’-A Review
  45. Jean-Baptiste Tavernier’s ‘Collection of Various Singular and Curious Accounts and Treatises’-A Review
  46. Francois Bernier’s ‘Travels in the Mughal Empire’-A Review
  47. ‘The Embassy of Sir Thomas Roe to the Court of the Great Mogul’-A Review
  48. ‘The Travels of Jean de Thévenot’-A Review
  49. Abdul Latif’s ‘Seir Mutaqherin’-A Review
  50. Abdul Latif’s ‘Sair-ul-Manazil’-A Review
  51. Abdul Latif’s ‘Mirat-i-Ahmadi’-A Review
  52. Abdul Latif’s ‘Tawarikh-i-Hind wa Sind’-A Review
  53. Abdul Latif ‘Miftah-ul-Tawarikh’-A Review.


Books of Literary Criticism by M. Menonimus:

  1. World Short Story Criticism
  2. World Poetry Criticism
  3. World Drama Criticism
  4. World Novel Criticism
  5. World Essay Criticism
  6. Indian English Poetry Criticism
  7. Indian English Poets and Poetry Chief Features
  8. Emily Dickinson’s Poetry-A Thematic Study
  9. Walt Whitman’s Poetry-A Thematic Study
  10. Critical Essays on English Poetry
  11. Tawfiq al-Hakim’s Novel: Return of the Spirit-An Analytical Study
  12. Tawfiq al-Hakim’s Novel: ‘Yawmiyyat Naib Fil Arayaf’-An Analytical Study
  13. Analytical Studies of Some Arabic Short Stories
  14. A Brief History of Arabic Literature: Pre-Islamic Period (500 AD-622 AD)
  15. A Brief History of Arabic Literature: Early Islamic Period (622 AD-661 AD)
  16. Reviews on William Shakespeare’s Works
  17. Reviews of John Milton’s Literary Works
  18. Reviews of Some Iconic Travelogues


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