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Sorghum Beer Merchants in Mecca, in 1822 and in 1852

[First posted May. 2009,  Revised 17 November 2011] There are several documents that have recently been put on the internet, claiming that Sir Richard Burton did not recognize the earlier trip of John Lewis Burckhardt to Mecca, some 30 years … Continue reading

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