The Hajj and Europe in the Age of Empire
Ryad, Umar (editor)
CollectionEuropean Research Council (ERC)
"Killed the pilgrims and persecuted them with all kinds of cruelties": Portuguese Estado da India's encounters with the hajj in the sixteenth century / Mahmood Kooria -- "The infidel piloting the true believer": Thomas Cook and the business of the colonial hajj / Michael Christopher Low -- British colonial knowledge and the hajj in the Age of Empire / John Slight -- French policy and the hajj in late-nineteenth-century Algeria: Governor Cambon's reform attempts and Jules Gervais-Courtellemont's pilgrimage to Mecca / Aldo d'aAostini -- Heinrich Freiherr von Maltzan's "My pilgrimage to Mecca": a critical investigation / Ulrike Freitag -- Polish connections to the hajj in the nineteenth century: mystical and imaginary travels to Mecca and the Polish cultural tradition / Boguslaw R. Zagorski -- On his donkey to the mountain of 'Arafat: Dr. Van der Hoog and his hajj journey to Mecca / Umar Ryad -- "I have to disguise myself": orientalism, Gyula Germanus, and pilgrimage as cultural capital, 1935-1965 / Adam <estyan -- Franco's North African pilgrims after WWII: the hajj through the eyes of a Spanish colonial officer / Josep Lluis Mateo Dieste.
Keywordsislam; empire; mecca; pilgrimage; muslim holy places; arabia; hajj; european converts to islam; colonialism; global history; europe; Jeddah
Publication date and placeLeiden; Boston, 2017
SeriesLeiden Studies in Islam and Society, 5