The Dervishes; or Oriental Spiritualism 1868 John Porter Brown ~Sufi Dervish Orders ~Mystical Islam ~Tariqa ~Dikhr ~Sufism ~Muslim Mystics


Title: The Dervishes; or, Oriental Spiritualism
Author: John P. [Porter] Brown

Description: Publisher's green cloth boards; gilt lettering on spine. Covers show light blemishes. Inner hinges artfully repaired. Interior is clean and unmarked. 24 vignette illustrations. viii, 415 pages.  

An exposition on the beliefs, customs, attitudes, and practices of the Sufis within the various dervish orders by the American orientalist, John Porter Brown (1814-1872), a diplomat and interpreter who served at the American Legation in Constantinople from 1832 to 1872.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Trubner & Co.
Place: London
Year: 1868

Keywords: Sufi, Sufism, Islam, Muslim, mystics, mysticism, whirling dervish, tariqa, dikhr, dervish orders, Sufi orders, Ottoman Empire,

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