Summary: List of Illustrations The Hajj in Early Photo Documents Preface Acknowledgments Introduction Maps Ch. I Origins 3 The Religion of Abraham 3 The Primitive Sanctuary 9 Arabian Paganism 19 Muhammad and the Hajj 38 Ch. II Mecca and the Ways Thither 60 Changes in the Haram 60 The Paths to Mecca 71 The Ways from Iraq 73 The Syrian Hajj 79 The Hajj Route from Egypt 86 The Interior Arabian Routes 98 C ...show moreh. III The Medieval Hajj (1100-1400 C.E.) 109 Ibn Jubayr on the Hajj in 1183-1184 109 Entering the State of Ihram 114 The Pilgrimage to Arafat (13 March 1184) 119 The Umra of Rajab 129 Medina the Radiant 137 Ch. IV Under New Auspices 144 The Syrian Pilgrimage 145 The Carriage and Care of Pilgrims 149 The Bedouin Problem 157 The Egyptian Pilgrimage 162 Iranians Make the Hajj 172 The Caravan as Marketplace in Early Ottoman Times 180 The Red Sea Crossing 184 Ali Bey in Mecca (1807) 194 The Wahhabis in Mecca 197 Ch. V Through European Eyes: Holy City and Hajj in the Nineteenth Century 206 On Making the Hajj under Pretense 206 Charles Doughty on the Hajj 223 On First Arriving in Mecca 229 The Haram and Its Denizens 233 The Pilgrimage of 1842 248 Back from Arafat 252 A Visit to Medina 257 Ch. VI Steamships and Cholera: The Hajj in Modern Times 266 The End of the Traditional Hajj 266 Arrangements Large and Small 272 Getting There: Transportation on Sea and Land 282 Health and the Hajj 301 Ch. VII The Great War and After 316 The Hijaz Railway 316 Wartime Pilgrimages 321 The Postwar Hajj 331 The Wahhabi Pilgrimage of 1925 352 Notes 363 Works Cited 383 Index 393 ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 96
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