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By Linda Kay Davidson, David Gitlitz

Pilgrimage is a complete compendium of the fundamental proof on Pilgrimage from precedent days to the twenty first century. Illustrated with maps and pictures that improve the reader's trip, this authoritative quantity explores websites, humans, actions, rites, terminology, and different issues relating to pilgrimage corresponding to economics, tourism, and disease.

Encompassing all significant and minor international religions, from old cults to trendy faiths, this paintings covers either spiritual and secular pilgrimage websites. Compiled by means of specialists who've authored quite a few books on pilgrimage and are pilgrims of their personal correct, the entries will entice scholars, students, and normal readers.

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