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Stranger to History: A Son's Journey through Islamic Lands
By Brand: Canongate Books Ltd
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mpn: map, ean: 9781847671318, isbn: 1847671314,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
As a child, all Aatish Taseer ever had of his father was his photograph in a browning silver frame. Raised by his Sikh mother in Delhi, his father, a Pakistani Muslim, remained a distant figure. It was a fractured upbringing which left Aatish with ma...
Poets and Pahlevans: A Journey into the Heart of Iran
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ean: 9780676977332, isbn: 0676977332,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
Marcello Di Cintio prepares for his “journey into the heart of Iran” with the utmost diligence. He takes lessons in Farsi, researches Persian poetry and sharpens his wrestling skills by returning to the mat after a gap of some years. Knowing that...
A Shi'ite Pilgrimage to Mecca, 1885-1886: The Safarnâmeh of Mirzâ Moḥammad Ḥosayn Farâhâni
By University of Texas Press
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ean: 9780292776227, isbn: 0292776225,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
Western accounts of the Hajj, the ritual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca, are rare, since access to Mecca is forbidden to non-Muslims. In the Muslim world, however, pilgrimage literature is a well-established genre, dating back to the earliest centuries o...
Journeys in Islamic Countries
sku: 1005-WS0601-A01010-1881408124, ean: 9781881408123, isbn: 1881408124,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 169 reviews
Places in Between
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 185 reviews
In January 2002 Rory Stewart walked across Afghanistan—surviving by his wits, his knowledge of Persian dialects and Muslim customs, and the kindness of strangers. By day he passed through mountains covered in nine feet of snow, hamlets burned and e...
Travellers in Arabia: British Explorers in Saudi Arabia
By Brand: Stacey International
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sku: mon0001824058, ean: 9780955219313, isbn: 0955219310,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 148 reviews
During the 19th and early 20th centuries, the rugged, mountainous land through which the River Jordan flows was a region of untouched beauty and deeply held tribal traditions. 'Beyond the River' gathers over 200 black and white photographs of Transjo...
Jerusalem Blessed, Jerusalem Cursed: Jews, Christians and Muslims in the Holy City from David's Time to Our Own
By Brand: Ivan R. Dee, Publisher
ean: 9780929587660, isbn: 0929587669,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 246 reviews
"Ariel, David's city, Zion, Mountain of God—Jerusalem. Why such exalted titles for one small dusty hilltop town? Because religious people herald Jerusalem as earth's link to heaven. For centuries millions of Jews, Christians, and Muslims from every...
Fear and Faith in Paradise: Exploring Conflict and Religion in the Middle East
By Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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ean: 9781442214774, isbn: 1442214775,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
From life along the Tigris River in the 1970s to the ongoing Arab Spring uprisings, Phil Karber has witnessed decades of change throughout the Middle East. Fear and Faith in Paradise draws on his wealth of experience to sketch a timely and compelling...
Heart Beguiling Araby: The English Romance with Arabia (Tauris Parke Paperbacks)
By Tauris Parke Paperbacks
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ean: 9781848851467, isbn: 1848851464,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
What is it about Arabia and her people that has exercised such a powerful allure on generations of English travellers and explorers? ""A land whose name could evoke haunting echoes of the unconscious ... a country of the mind more real than any place...
The Arab At Home
By Independently published
ean: 9781976710407, isbn: 1976710405,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
Paul W. Harrison's "The Arab at Home" is a fascinating view of the Arab world between the wars, before the discovery of oil transformed the region. Harrison's ten years experience as a medical missionary in the region come through in his insight into...
The Saudis: Inside the Desert Kingdom
By W. W. Norton & Company
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mpn: 2 maps, ean: 9780393324174, isbn: 0393324176,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
"A rare first-hand glimpse into the hidden realm of Saudi social and public life."―The New York Times Sandra Mackey lived in Saudi Arabia for four years, and as far as the authorities knew, she was simply the wife of an American doctor. But she saw...
A Princess's Pilgrimage: Nawab Sikandar Begum's A Pilgrimage to Mecca
By Indiana University Press
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780253220035, isbn: 0253220033,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
In 1863, the Nawab Sikandar Begum, a Muslim woman and hereditary ruler of the princely state of Bhopal in colonial India, traveled to Mecca with a retinue of a thousand people. On returning, she wrote this witty, acerbic account of her journey. In it...
The First Love Story: Adam, Eve, and Us
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ean: 9781524735005, isbn: 1524735000,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
From the New York Times bestselling author of Walking the Bible and Abraham comes a revelatory journey across four continents and 4,000 years exploring how Adam and Eve introduced the idea of love into the world, and how they continue to shape our de...
My Friend Dr Binu Ram
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781974107773, isbn: 1974107779,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
This is a book about Dr Binu Ram from Kerala, India who is a good friend of the author. The author also described here his experiences in Saudi Arabia....
Shock and Alarm: What it was really like at the U.S. Embassy in Iraq
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781481202961, isbn: 1481202960,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
Shock and Alarm: What it was really like at the US Embassy in Iraq is a riveting behind-the-scenes exposé of daily life at the Baghdad Diplomatic Compound in 2009, providing an insightful look at the culture clash taking place between the Islamic wo...
Six Months in the Hijaz: Journeys to Makkah And Madinah 1877-1878
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ean: 9780954970116, isbn: 095497011X,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
A facsimile edition of "Six Months in Meccah" and "My Journey to Medinah", with an introduction by William Facey. This title offers an account of the author's adventures in the Hijaz, including his pilgrimage to Makkah. With glossary, index, and map,...
The Sword and the Rose: A Swiss-American Dervish in Egypt
ean: 9781413496932, isbn: 1413496938,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 224 reviews
An unplanned adventure finds Tara Sufiana amidst the Sufis of Egypt for five years. Immersed in their mystical practices, she discovers the dervish within, expressing herself through sacred dance and music at religious festivals throughout Egypt. Wit...
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