Outcaste (RLE Iran D): Jewish Life in Southern Iran

Outcaste (RLE Iran D): Jewish Life in Southern Iran

by Laurence D Loeb
     
 

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This volume is a unique investigation of contemporary Jewish life in a Muslim country and the first ethnography of the Persian-Jewish diaspora, giving the reader a deep appreciation of this relatively unknown culture. The author describes in detail traditional Jewish life in the provincial city of Shiraz and the challenges of coexistence with a Muslim majority.

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This volume is a unique investigation of contemporary Jewish life in a Muslim country and the first ethnography of the Persian-Jewish diaspora, giving the reader a deep appreciation of this relatively unknown culture. The author describes in detail traditional Jewish life in the provincial city of Shiraz and the challenges of coexistence with a Muslim majority.

 

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ISBN-13:
9781136812774
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/04/2012
Series:
Routledge Library Editions: Iran
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
360
File size:
25 MB
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