Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah

Author: Sir Richard Francis Burton

Publisher: Palala Press

ISBN: 1342908538


Page: 452

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Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah

Author: Richard Francis Burton

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: EAN:4066338113955

Category: History

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"I have entitled this account of my summer's tour through Al-Hijaz, a Personal Narrative, and I have laboured to make its nature correspond with its name, simply because "it is the personal that interests mankind." Many may not follow my example." Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccahis the first detailed and informative account of hajj pilgrimage from the eyes of a western explorer and ethnographer. Spread over 3 volumes it is a well-documented journey to Mecca in disguise and provides a thorough insight into the lives and customs of the Arab world. CONTENTS Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah (In 3 Vols.) Biography and Further Readings: Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wright Romance of Isabel Lady Burton: The Story of Her Life (Vol.1&2) Arabian Society in the Middle Ages Behind the Veil in Persia and Turkish Arabia