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Posing as a wandering dervish, Burton gained admittance to the holy Kaabah and to the tomb of the prophet at Medina and participated in all the rituals of the Hadj (pilgrimage). A treasury of material on Arab life, beliefs, manners and morals, and much more. Volume One starts with the Preface to the Memorial Edition by his wife, Isabel Burton.

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Posing as a wandering dervish, Burton gained admittance to the holy Kaabah and to the tomb of the prophet at Medina and participated in all the rituals of the Hadj (pilgrimage).

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Posing as a wandering dervish, Burton gained admittance to the holy Kaabah and to the tomb of the prophet at Medina and participated in all the rituals of the Hadj (pilgrimage).

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Great travel classic by remarkably colorful personality. Burton, disguised as a Moroccan, visited sacred shrines of Islam, narrowly escaping death. 47 illustrations.

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ISBN:
9780486212173
Author:
Burton, Richard Francis
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Burton, Richard
Author:
Burton, Richard Francis
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Middle East
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Middle East - General
Subject:
Pilgrims and pilgrimages
Subject:
Arabian peninsula
Subject:
Special Interest - Adventure
Subject:
Travel-Middle East
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
19640631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 1.11 lb

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Posing as a wandering dervish, Burton gained admittance to the holy Kaabah and to the tomb of the prophet at Medina and participated in all the rituals of the Hadj (pilgrimage).
"Synopsis" by ,
Posing as a wandering dervish, Burton gained admittance to the holy Kaabah and to the tomb of the prophet at Medina and participated in all the rituals of the Hadj (pilgrimage).
"Synopsis" by , Great travel classic by remarkably colorful personality. Burton, disguised as a Moroccan, visited sacred shrines of Islam, narrowly escaping death. 47 illustrations.
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