The Resource Hajj : journey to the heart of Islam, edited by Venetia Porter, with M.A.S. Abdel Haleem ... [et al.]

Hajj : journey to the heart of Islam, edited by Venetia Porter, with M.A.S. Abdel Haleem ... [et al.]

Label
Hajj : journey to the heart of Islam
Title
Hajj
Title remainder
journey to the heart of Islam
Statement of responsibility
edited by Venetia Porter, with M.A.S. Abdel Haleem ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This fascinating book pulls together many strands of Hajj, its rituals, history, and modern manifestations. Travel was once a hazardous gamble, yet devoted Muslims undertook the journey to Makkah, documenting their experiences in manuscripts, wall paintings, and early photographs, many of which are presented here
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BP187.3
LC item number
.H2443 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Porter, Venetia
  • Abdel Haleem, M. A
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Muslim pilgrims and pilgrimages
  • Muslim pilgrims and pilgrimages
Label
Hajj : journey to the heart of Islam, edited by Venetia Porter, with M.A.S. Abdel Haleem ... [et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This publication accompanies the exhibition Hajj: journey to the heart of Islam at the British Museum from 26 January to 15 April 2012."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Hajj after 1950
  • Ziauddin Sardar
  • The modern art of Hajj
  • Venetia Porter
  • Textiles of the Mecca and Medina
  • Venetia Porter
  • Introduction : Pilgrimage: why do they do it?
  • Karen Armstrong
  • The importance of Hajj: spirit and rituals
  • M.A.S. Abdel Haleem
  • Journey to Mecca: a history
  • Hugh Kennedy
  • Journey to Mecca: a history (Part 2)
  • Robert Irwin
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
288 p.
Isbn
9780674062184
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2011045674
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
  • 3966142-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3966142
  • (Sirsi) o709670348
  • (OCoLC)709670348
Label
Hajj : journey to the heart of Islam, edited by Venetia Porter, with M.A.S. Abdel Haleem ... [et al.]
Publication
Note
"This publication accompanies the exhibition Hajj: journey to the heart of Islam at the British Museum from 26 January to 15 April 2012."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Hajj after 1950
  • Ziauddin Sardar
  • The modern art of Hajj
  • Venetia Porter
  • Textiles of the Mecca and Medina
  • Venetia Porter
  • Introduction : Pilgrimage: why do they do it?
  • Karen Armstrong
  • The importance of Hajj: spirit and rituals
  • M.A.S. Abdel Haleem
  • Journey to Mecca: a history
  • Hugh Kennedy
  • Journey to Mecca: a history (Part 2)
  • Robert Irwin
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
288 p.
Isbn
9780674062184
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2011045674
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
  • 3966142-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3966142
  • (Sirsi) o709670348
  • (OCoLC)709670348

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