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Mecca : a litterary history of the Muslim holy land

Author: Francis E Peters
Publisher: Princeton, N. J. : Princeton Univ. Press, cop. 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Muslim historians and geographers have studied Mecca, and pilgrims and travellers have left accounts of life in Mecca and its associated shrine-city of Medina, where the Prophet lies buried. Bringing  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis E Peters
ISBN: 069103267X 9780691032672
OCLC Number: 835798770
Awards: Runner-up for Association of American Publishers/Professional and Scholarly Publishing: Sociology and Anthropology 1994
Description: XXIII, [5], 473, [1] s. : il., mapy ; 25 cm.
Contents: <table><TR><TD> <TD>List of Illustrations <TR><TD>Ch. II <TD>Muhammad: Medina and After <TR><TD>Ch. III <TD>Building the Holy Land <TR><TD>Ch. IV <TD>Caught in the Spice Chain: Europe and the Hijaz <TR><TD>Ch. V <TD>The Ottoman Hijaz <TR><TD>Ch. VI <TD>The Two Sanctuaries <TR><TD>Ch. VII <TD>The Wars of the Kings <TR><TD>Ch. VIII <TD>King and Caliph: The Sharifate of Husayn ibn Ali (1908-1925) <TR><TD> <TD>Chronology of Mecca and the Hajj <TR><TD> <TD>Notes <TR><TD> <TD>Works Cited <TR><TD> <TD>Index
Responsibility: F. E. Peters.


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Full of informative detail, and with substantial notes and bibliography, [Peters'] work is a true scholar's guidebook to further study... Library Journal [F. E.] Peters ... has constructed an Read more...

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