A richly illustrated exploration of the history and significance of Hajj.
The Bookseller, July 2011
This beautifully illustrated catalogue contains stunning photographs of artefacts, sites and artwork associated with the Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, as well as a wealth of information on the evolution of the Hajj and the lives of the people who have undertaken it over the centuries.
Current World Archaeology
It won't be an exaggeration to say that this amazing companion is a mini exhibition in itself given its tableau of 230 colour images which include historical paintings, maps, pictures of objects and more.
Islam, as a religion and complex of cultures, is in the news every day. It's a subject that non-Muslims cannot afford not to know about if they want to be global citizens. And learning about it through books like this is pure, stimulating pleasure.
The New York Times
[One of the] best art books of 2012.
The Huffington Post