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Hajj: Journey to the Heart of Islam Hardcover – Mar 30 2012

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  • Hardcover: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press (March 30 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0674062183
  • ISBN-13: 978-0674062184
  • Product Dimensions: 3.2 x 25.4 x 27.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 Kg
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #497,689 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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[An] immensely rich cultural and historical source.
--M. Swartz (Choice 2012-09-01)

About the Author

Venetia Porter is a Curator in the Department of the Middle East at the British Museum.

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Fantastic expose' Sept. 5 2012
By Abu Abdurrahman - Published on
Format: Hardcover
This is a wonderful expose' into the Hajj and its history although I must caution that it is not intended as a guide for a Haaji, but rather a book intended to show the beauty of Hajj, its rites and the undertakings of those who perform and intend to perform it. Those who are going on Hajj and looking for practical information on how to perform it can also see books like An Easy Step-by-Step Guide on Hajj and Hajj and Umrah at a Glance
What a treasure! Jan. 23 2015
By AWAIR Reviews - Published on
Format: Hardcover
What a treasure!
Look what I found at a Periplus bookshop here in Bali! This beautiful book was only 100,000 rp (that's less than $10 US). . . what a bargain for such a treasure.. . it is a bargain at any price! Wish I could buy a whole stack full and give them away. I have more than a dozen books on Hajj. . . several coffee table books. . .including Hajjj Paintings! . but this is most beautiful offering. . . from the British Museum and in the US from Harvard University Press. . . nearly 300 pages. . each two-page spread is its own related topic. . with extraordinary visuals and excellent commentary.
Hajjstory May 28 2013
By Ralph J. Marshall - Published on
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
This is a very well done book and the pictures and text are wonderful. I recommend it to anyone interest the history of the Hajj and associated photos.