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Muslim Pilgrimage in the Modern World$
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Babak Rahimi and Peyman Eshaghi

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781469651460

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2020

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651460.001.0001

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The Hajj and Politics in China

The Hajj and Politics in China

(p.68) Chapter Two The Hajj and Politics in China
Muslim Pilgrimage in the Modern World

Robert R. Bianchi

University of North Carolina Press

The author tries to provide a comprehensive report of the Hajj in China in terms of human participation, management, and implications of hajj to the politics of this country. He refers to the regional and ethnic variations in Hajj activity and explains the “China’s Hajj Belts." By referring to the issues such as female pilgrims, urban-rural gaps, ethnicity, gender, and the problem of hajj as a collective action, he provides a thorough report of hajj done in China currently.

Keywords:   hajj, China, Muslim diaspora, politics, hajj management, female pilgrims, urban-rural gaps, ethnicity, collective action

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