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Book:Guests of God : pilgrimage and politics in the Islamic world / Robert R. Bianchi.:2004. Book Guests of God : pilgrimage and politics in the Islamic world / Robert R. Bianchi.
Guests of God : pilgrimage and politics in the Islamic world / Robert R. Bianchi.
Author: Bianchi, Robert 1945-
Publication year: 2004.
Language: English
Call Number BP187.3 .B53 2004
Media class: Book
Publisher: Oxford ;New York : Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195171071
Extent: xvi, 358 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
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What is the hajj and how does anyone survive it? -- What does the hajj mean? -- Pilgrimage and power -- The growth of the hajj : global and regional trends -- Pakistan : "why would our hajjis vote against us?" -- Malaysia : the broken piggy bank -- Turkey : the belated quest for religious tolerance -- Indonesia : greening the Pancasila state -- Nigeria : "one nation, under God" -- The West is not alone : the hajj in world politics and law.

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