In 1999, the Moroccan scholar Abdellah Hammoudi decided to go on the pilgrimage to Mecca. He wanted to observe the hajj as an anthropologist but also to experience it as an ordinary pilgrim. Here is an intimate, intense, and detailed account by a subtle, learned and sympathetic writer.
Buy Season in Mecca book by Abdellah Hammoudi from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(210mm x 148mm x 16mm)
Publisher: Polity Press
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Author Biography - Abdellah Hammoudi
Abdellah Hammoudi is visiting Professor of Anthropology, University of Princeton.