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Title: Mekka in the Latter Part of the 19th Century: Daily Life, Customs and Learning. The Moslims of the East-Indian Archipelago.
Author: Hurgronje, Christiaan Sno
Publisher: Brill; Publication Date: 2006
Hardcover; ISBN: 9789004154490
Volumes: 1; Pages: xxii, 330
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From 1884-1885, Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje stayed in Mecca. He became intimately acquainted with the daily life of the Meccans and the thousands of pilgrims from all over the world. This volume deals with social and family life, funeral customs and marriage. It is a unique insight in one the most important places in islamic culture.With a new foreword by Jan Just Witkam