Journey to the Holy Land (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
280
Utgivningsdatum
2009-09-17
Förlag
OUP India
Översättare
Mushirul Hasan, Rakhshanda Jalil
Illustrationer
1 halftone
Dimensioner
224 x 150 x 23 mm
Vikt
545 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780198063469
Journey to the Holy Land (inbunden)

Journey to the Holy Land

A Pilgrim's Diary

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This is the first English translation of Amir Ahmad Alawi's Safar-i-Saadat, an intimate account of the quintessentially Muslim journey, the hajj. Along with a detailed Introduction by Mushirul Hasan and Rakhshanda Jalil, the volume includes a special piece, 'My Experience of the Hajj of 1916' by J.S. Kadri, information on movement of ships meant for Hajj passengers of 1929, and a glossary.
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<br>Mushirul Hasan Padma Shree, is Vice-Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia. An acclaimed historian, he is Director, Academy of Third World Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia and Vice-Chairman, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla. He has been visiting professor at the Central European University, Budapest, International Institute of Languages and Civilizations (INALCO), Paris, University of Virginia, Charlottesville; fellow at the Institute of Advanced Study, Berlin; and held professorial fellowships at the Nehru Memorial Museum & Library, New Delhi, Centre of Oriental Studies, Rome, and the Centre of Indian Studies at the Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, Paris.<br>Rakhshanda Jalil is media and cultural coordinator at Jamia Millia Islamia. She taught English at the universities of Delhi and Aligarh.<br>

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INTRODUCTION ; ANNEXURE ; 1. Annexure 1: Statement showing the names of pilgrim ships and shipping companies with their advertised and actual sailing dates, the number of pilgrims actually embarked, and the passage rates of the deck charged by the company during the outward season of 1929 ; 2. Annexure 2: Statement showing the names of ships with their arrival dates, total number of pilgrims embarked from Jeddah deck and other ports, deaths and births during the voyage, the number of pilgrims disembarked, and the passage rates charged by the companies during the return season of 1929 ; SAFAR-I-SAADAT ; APPENDIX: 'MY EXPERIENCE OF THE HAJJ OF 1916' BY J.S. KADRI ; GLOSSARY