Personal narrative of a pilgrimage to mecca and medina volume 1 sir richard francis burton on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers br this is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This item personal narrative of a pilgrimage to al madinah and meccah volume 1 by richard burton paperback 1509 only 17 left in stock more on the way ships from and sold by amazoncom. The two volumes detailing his 1853 pilgrimage to mecca and medina is the perfect place to start burton is most famous for this pilgrimage and his account does not disappoint if you are interested in arab life of the time period exploration ethnography or details of the hajj itself. Abebookscom personal narrative of a pilgrimage to al madinah and meccah volume 1 9780486212173 by richard burton and a great selection of similar new used and collectible books available now at great prices. Ironically for this second volume describes the achievement of burtons quest that is his entry into medina and mecca i found it not as stirring as volume 1 this from the perspective of someone seeking sprightly travel writing and insight into past cultures a lot of this volume is dogma and history of islam
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