Outcaste: Jewish Life in Southern Iran

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Routledge, 23 de març 2011 - 360 pàgines

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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I Introduction
1
Shia Intolerance
16
III Shiraz in Jewish History
26
IV The Jewish Community in Shiraz
35
V Subsistence Economic Adaptation and Social Conformity
79
VI Basic Social Relations
103
VII Formal Education
132
VIII Arts Amusements and Leisure Time
151
X Local Religious Practice and the Jewish Great Tradition
177
XI Redemption
263
Appendices
274
Glossary
301
References
307
Geographic Index
315
Name and Subject Index
318
Copyright

a little Tradition
165

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