Title:Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah in Two Volumes
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. Volume One starts with the Preface to the Memorial Edition by his wife, Isabel Burton. Volume Two concludes with eight appendices and an index with thousands of terms....
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