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Meetings with remarkable Muslims : a collection

Author: Barnaby Rogerson; Rose Baring
Publisher: London : Eland, 2005.
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Meetings with Remarkable Muslims is a collection of personal reminiscences of friendships and chance encounters which have left an indelible mark on the memory of the author. Throwing a bridge across the cultural divide, it shows how immeasurably richer our lives are for sharing different cultural traditions what a source of inspiration they can be. This diverse collection of writers, a number of whom would normally  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Travel writing
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Meetings with remarkable Muslims.
London : Eland, 2005
(OCoLC)609412018
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barnaby Rogerson; Rose Baring
ISBN: 9780907871644 090787164X
OCLC Number: 63388799
Description: 312 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: His name means Enlightened White Eagle / Kevin Gould --
Sisters and brothers / Horatio Clare --
Mr. F. / Fraser Harrison --
Youssou N'Dour / Mark Hudson --
Tea in the pre-Sahara / Jasper Winn --
The girl from Gardez / Alberto Cairo --
Kelakua / Robin Hanbury-Tenison --
The blind Maulawi / James Fergusson --
Thala Khair / Brigid Keenan --
Wally / Henrietta Miers --
The street philosopher and the holy fool / Marius Kociejowski --
Mustafa Akalay, King of the Realejo / Michael Jacobs --
Siwa, the Sanussi and tomorrow / Eamonn Gearon --
Motoring with Mehmet / Gerald MacLean --
A Muslim from Palestine / Ghada Karmi --
IG / Tim Mackintosh-Smith --
A conversation paid for in postage stamps / Tahir Shah --
Mabrouka / Sylvie Franquet --
Dr. Jaffery / William Dalrymple --
Bohlul / Shusha Guppy --
Massoud / Justin Marozzi --
Fazlar Khan : on top of the world / John Carswell --
Poetry is more powerful than death / Laurence Deonna --
Abdul Haq / Juliet Peck --
Sheikh Abdu Rahim Al-Bura'i the Sufi / Bruce Wannell --
The very rich hours of the Sultan of Geneina / Glencairn Balfour Paul --
Paradise Point / Emily Young --
The peace maker / Peter Clark --
The absent mirror / Sabiha al Khemir --
Mehmet / Mary Crow --
The embroidery of Azemmour / Sheila Paine --
Ali Bulent / Angela Culme-Seymour --
Three stories / Peregrine Hodson --
Irfan Orga : flight, flame, farewell / Ates̜ Orga --
Leo Africanus / Sarah Anderson --
Encountering Ali / Jason Elliot --
Meeting Muhammad / Ted Gorton --
The last caliph and his daughter / Philip Mansel --
Ziryab on my mind / Philippa Scott.
Responsibility: edited by Barnaby Rogerson and Rose Baring.

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A collection of travel writing celebrating friendship and the chance encounters that unexpectedly enrich our lives, which shows the diversity of the Islamic world. With portraits of many people, it  Read more...

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