Book Review: Hajj: journey to the heart of Islam

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Venetia Porter (ed.)
British Museum Press, £25.00
ISBN 978-0714111759

Drawing on a recent British Museum exhibition of the same name, this beautifully illustrated catalogue contains stunning photographs of artefacts, sites, and artwork associated with the Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, as well as a wealth of information on the evolution of the Hajj and the lives of the people who have undertaken it over the centuries.

See also Hajj: the first British Pilgrims.

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