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The British Empire and the Hajj


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$43.50 • £34.95 • €39.00

ISBN 9780674504783

Publication Date: 09/21/2015


456 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

14 halftones, 4 maps, 1 table


  • Map of places mentioned in the book
  • Introduction
  • 1. Contexts
  • 2. Pilgrimage in the Mid-Victorian Era, c. 1865–1900
  • 3. Pilgrimage in the Edwardian Era, 1901–1914
  • 4. The First World War and the Hashemite Interregnum, 1914–1924
  • 5. Britain and the Hajj under Saudi Control, 1924–1939
  • 6. Hajj from the Far Ends of Britain’s Muslim Empire, 1924–1939
  • Epilogue: Hajj in the Time of War and Decolonization, 1939–1956
  • Conclusion
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Glossary
  • Archival Sources
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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