The Resource The hadj: : an American's pilgrimage to Mecca, Michael Wolfe, (electronic resource)

The hadj: : an American's pilgrimage to Mecca, Michael Wolfe, (electronic resource)

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The hadj: : an American's pilgrimage to Mecca
Title
The hadj:
Title remainder
an American's pilgrimage to Mecca
Statement of responsibility
Michael Wolfe
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Hadj, or sacred journey, is the pilgrimage to the house of God at Mecca that all Muslims are asked to make once in their lifetimes. One of the world's longest-lived religious rites, having continued without break for fourteen hundred years, it is, like all things Islamic, shrouded in mystery for Westerners. In The Hadj, Michael Wolfe, an American who converted to Islam, recounts his own journey a pilgrim, and in doing so brings readers close to the heart of what the pilgrimage means to a member of the religion that claims one-sixth of the world's population. Not since Sir Richard Burton's account of the pilgrimage to Mecca over one hundred years ago has a Western writer described the Hadj in such fascinating detail
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1945-
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Wolfe, Michael
Dewey number
297/.55
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Muslim pilgrims and pilgrimages
  • Wolfe, Michael
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The hadj: : an American's pilgrimage to Mecca, Michael Wolfe, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11808901
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Publication
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multicolored
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MWT11808901
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11808901
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remote
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11808901
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The hadj: : an American's pilgrimage to Mecca, Michael Wolfe, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11808901
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11808901
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11808901
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11808901
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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