The following excerpt is taken from the “Travels of Ibn Battuta.” He was a Muslim that traveled throughout African and Asia and spent several months in Muslim-held territories in India. In the following excerpt, he describes the Hindu practice of “sati” in which a widow immolates herself on her deceased husband’s funeral pyre as a means of expressing her fealty to her lord and master. In this part, I also saw those women who burn themselves when their husbands die. The woman adorns herself, and is accompanied by a cavalcade of the infidel Hindus and Brahmans, with drums, trumpets, and men, following her, both Moslems and Infidels for mere pastime. The fire had been already kindled, and into it they threw the de3ad husband. The woman’s burning herself, however, with her husband is not considered as absolutely necessary among them, but it is encouraged; and when a woman burns herself with her husband, her family is considered as being ennobled, and supposed to be worthy of trust. But when she does not burn herself, she is ever after clothed coarsely, and remains in constraint among her relations, on account of her want of fidelity to her husband. The woman who burns herself with her husband is generally surrounded by women, who bid her farewell, and commission her with salutations for their former friends, while she laughs, plays, or dances to the very time in which she is to be burnt. Source: S. Lee (trans.) The Travels of Ibn Battuta in the Near East, Asia, and Africa, 1325-1354 (Mineola, NY, 2004), PP. 108-110. After reading this excerpt, what type of source would this be? secondary analytical primary source tertiary What would be the reason to doubt the reliability of this source? All sources before 1400 are considered unreliable. Battuta’s religious beliefs and traditions were far different from those in India, which may lead to bias. Women were not encouraged to practice “sati”. This practice was used as a means of controlling the expanding population.