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Guests of god : pilgrimage and politics in the islamic world

Author: Robert Bianchi
Publisher: New York : Oxford Univ. Press, 2008.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Bianchi
ISBN: 9780195342116 0195342119
OCLC Number: 796281563
Description: Seiten
Contents: List of TablesList of FiguresIntroduction1: What Is the Hajj and How Does Anyone Survive It?2: What Does the Hajj Mean?3: Pilgrimage and Power4: The Growth of the Hajj: Global and Regional Trends5: Pakistan: "Why Would Our Hajjis Vote Against Us?6: Malaysia: The Broken Piggy Bank7: Turkey: The Belated Quest for Religious Tolerance8: Indonesia: Greening the Pancasila State9: Nigeria: "One Nation, Under God"10: The West Is Not Alone: The Hajj in World Politics and Law
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