Mecca

Mecca

The Sacred City

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Sardar unravels the meaning and significance of Mecca. Tracing its history from its origins as a barren valley in the desert to its evolution as a trading town and sudden emergence as the religious center of a world empire, Sardar examines the religious struggles and rebellions in Mecca that have significantly shaped Muslim culture in a blend of history, reportage, and memoir.
Publisher: New York, NY : Bloomsbury, ©2014.
Edition: First U.S. edition.
ISBN: 9781620402665
1620402661
Characteristics: xxxviii, 408 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates :,illustrations (chiefly color), map ;,25 cm

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ClaireM_W
Jun 07, 2015

Love this book! So well written and such a lively history.

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