Personal Narrative Of A Pilgrimage To Al-madinah And Meccah, Volume One by Richard BurtonPersonal Narrative Of A Pilgrimage To Al-madinah And Meccah, Volume One by Richard Burton

Personal Narrative Of A Pilgrimage To Al-madinah And Meccah, Volume One

byRichard Burton

Paperback | June 1, 1964

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Volume 1 of classic work. 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.
Sir Richard Burton, the explorer, adventurer, translator, and student of Eastern sexual customs, was born in Torquay, England. He received an irregular education, which included an expulsion from Oxford University. In 1842 Burton joined the East India Company and went to India, where he learned the Persian, Hindustani, Afghan, and Arab...
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Title:Personal Narrative Of A Pilgrimage To Al-madinah And Meccah, Volume OneFormat:PaperbackDimensions:468 pages, 8.5 × 5.38 × 0.68 inPublished:June 1, 1964Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0486212173

ISBN - 13:9780486212173

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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.