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Golden Roads : Migration, Pilgrimage and Travel in Medieval and Modern Islam - Ian Richard Netton

Golden Roads

Migration, Pilgrimage and Travel in Medieval and Modern Islam

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Published: 17th January 1995
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Essays on themes (migration, pilgrimage and travel) as old as Islam itself and integral in the development of a cosmopolitan Islamic social order embracing much of Africa and Eurasia.

List of Tables and Figures
Preface
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Migration (Hijra)
The Structure of Society in Pre-Islamic Arabia and the Impact of the Hijra: A Traditional Archaeologyp. 3
Hijra and the Dissemination of Wahhabi Doctrine in Saudi Arabiap. 11
Pilgrimage (Hajj)
The Hajj in the Second Civil Warp. 31
Effets Pervers du Hajj, d'apres le Cas d'al-Andalusp. 43
Travel (Rihla)
Basic Structures and Signs of Alienation in the Rihla of Ibn Jubayrp. 57
International Migrations of Literate Muslims in the Later Middle Period: The Case of Ibn Battutap. 75
The Rihla: Fact or Fiction?p. 86
Les 'Detenus Arabes' de Calvi, 1871-1903p. 95
The Pilgrim from Pest: Goldziher's Study Tour to the Near East (1873-1874)p. 110
Najib Mahfuz in Search of the Ideal State: A Critique of his Rihlat Ibn Fattumap. 160
A Muslim Pilgrim's Progress: The Rihla of Ibn Fattumap. 167
Notes on Contributorsp. 182
Index of Personsp. 186
Index of Placesp. 190
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ISBN: 9780700702435
ISBN-10: 0700702431
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 193
Published: 17th January 1995
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1