Pilgrimage to Mecca

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Arabian, 2008 - History - 336 pages
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As the first British woman convert to Islam on record as having made the pilgrimage to Makkah and the visit to the Prophet's Tomb at Madinah, Lady Evelyn Cobbold cuts a unique figure in the annals of the Muslim Hajj. This book tells the story of her journey.

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William Facey - Author of Saudi Arabia by the First Photographers and The Story of the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. He began his career as a classicist at Oxford and has emerged as a leading historian of the Arabian Peninsula. For many years he has worked as a consultant on museum projects in the Arabian Peninsula, particularly in the archaeology, history and people of the individual nations. He has also been involved in planning museums and exhibitions in England, Europe, Central America and the Far East.

Miranda Taylor brings over five years experience in directory publishing to "LA 411.

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