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Travels in Arabia by John Lewis Burckhardt

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Travels in Arabia
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Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide
ISBN/ASIN: 1480102660
Number of pages: 586

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A fluent Arabic speaker with in-depth knowledge of the culture, customs and politics of the Near East of his time, Burkhardt is amongst the few westerners to have gained access to the holy cities of Mekka and Medina. He describes in great detail his travels, the trials and tribulations he faces, and the politics and livelihoods of the various tribes, towns and countries he visited.

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