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6 edition of An American Mecca found in the catalog.

An American Mecca

A New Muslim Homeland

by Murad C. Ali

  • 204 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by PublishAmerica .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sacred & religious music,
  • Religious - Muslim,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8496601M
    ISBN 101424109477
    ISBN 109781424109470
    OCLC/WorldCa145579786

    The story is book-ended by a close-up look at the contemporary Hajj, a pilgrimage to Mecca that draws three million Muslims from around the world every year who perform rituals that have taken place for over 1, years. IMAX® films can take people to places they would otherwise never go, from Mt. Everest to the deep sea to outer Size: 8MB. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

    Mecca and Main Street: Muslim Life in America after 9/11 by Geneive Abdo and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Burton undertook the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina, a trip that few Europeans knew anything about, and even fewer Europeans had ever undergone before. It would result in one of the greatest travel narratives ever written by an Englishman: Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah ().

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