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One thousand roads to Mecca : ten centuries of travelers writing about the Muslim pilgrimage / edited and introduced by Michael Wolfe
Bib ID 1567982
Format BookBook
Author
Wolfe, Michael, 1945-
 
Edition 1st ed. 
Description New York : Grove Press, c1997 
xxxi, 620 p. : maps ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0802116116
Full contents
  • 1. The Medieval Period: Three Classic Muslim Travelers, 1050-1326. 1. Naser-e Khosraw, Persia, 1050. 2. Ibn Jubayr, Spain, 1183-84. 3. Ibn Battuta, Morocco, 1326
  • 2. Enter the Europeans: Renegades, Impostors, Slaves, and Scholars, 1503-1814. 4. Ludovico di Varthema, Bologna, 1503. 5. A Pilgrim with No Name, Italy, ca. 1575. 6. Joseph Pitts, England, ca. 1685. 7. Ali Bey al-Abbasi, Spain, 1807. 8. John Lewis Burckhardt, Switzerland, 1814
  • 3. Nineteenth-Century Changes, 1853-1908. 9. Sir Richard Burton, Great Britain, 1853. 10. Her Highness Sikandar, the Begum of Bhopal, India, 1864. 11. John F. Keane, Anglo-India, 1877-78. 12. Mohammad Hosayn Farahani, Persia, 1885-86. 13. Arthur J. B. Wavell, Anglo-Africa, 1908
  • 4. The Early Twentieth Century, 1925-33. 14. Eldon Rutter, Great Britain, 1925. 15. Winifred Stegar, Australia, 1927. 16. Muhammad Asad, Galicia, 1927. 17. Harry St. John Philby, Great Britain, 1931. 18. Lady Evelyn Cobbold, Great Britain, 1933. 5. The Jet Age Hajj, 1947-90. 19. Hamza Bogary, Mecca, ca. 1947. 20. Jalal Al-e Ahmad, Iran, 1964. 21. Malcolm X, United States, 1964. 22. Saida Miller Khalifa, Great Britain, 1970. 23. Michael Wolfe, United States, 1990.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 581-587) and index.

Subjects Muslim pilgrims and pilgrimages - Saudi Arabia - Mecca.
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