Pilgrimage, Politics and Pestilence: The Haj from the Indian Subcontinent, 1860-1920
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Pilgrimage, Politics and Pestilence: The Haj from the Indian Subcontinent, 1860-1920

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ISBN-13:
9780198070603
Einband:
Buch
Seiten:
177
Autor:
Saurabh Mishra
Gewicht:
340 g
Format:
216x147x20 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:
PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1. FRAMING THE PILGRIMAGE: CONTOURS OF THE HAJ FROM THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT; CHAPTER 2. CHOLERA, COMMERCE, AND THE KAABA: EPIDEMICS AND THE HAJ FROM INDIA;; CHAPTER 3. MEDICALIZING MECCA: EUROPEAN POLICIES AND PILGRIMS' EXPERIENCES IN MECCA; CHAPTER 4. POLITICS AND THE PILGRIMAGE: THE HAJ IN THE EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY; BIBLIOGRAPHY;INDEX
This book situates the Haj in the context of political, commercial, and medical developments in the nineteenth and early twentieth century. It shows how Haj played an influential role in shaping medical policies and practices, debates, and disease definitions.