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Author Mishra, Saurabh, 1979-

Title Pilgrimage, politics, and pestilence [electronic resource] : the Haj from the Indian subcontinent, 1860-1920 / Saurabh Mishra.

Published New Delhi ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.


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Physical description 1 online resource (177 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary 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.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Subject Muslim pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Saudi Arabia -- Mecca -- History.
Muslim pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Health aspects -- Saudi Arabia -- Mecca.
Pilgrims and pilgrimages -- India.
Communicable diseases -- Prevention.
ISBN 9780199080007 (ebook) : No price