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Author Loeb, Laurence D
Title Outcaste (RLE Iran D) : Jewish Life in Southern Iran
Imprint London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
©2011
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (359 pages)
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Series Routledge Library Editions: Iran Ser
Routledge Library Editions: Iran Ser
Note Cover -- Outcaste -- Copyright -- Table of Contents -- Dedication -- Introduction to the Series -- Acknowledgments -- List of Tables -- List of Figures -- List of Musical Examples -- List of Plates -- Author's Note -- Preface -- I. Introduction -- II. "Outcaste": Shi'a Intolerance -- III. Shiraz in Jewish History -- IV. The Jewish Community in Shiraz -- V. Subsistence, Economic Adaptation and Social Conformity -- VI. Basic Social Relations -- VII. Formal Education -- VIII. Arts, Amusements and Leisure Time -- IX. Shirazi Jewish Ethics and Attitudes: a "little Tradition" -- X. Local Religious Practice and the Jewish "Great Tradition" -- XI. Redemption -- Appendices -- I. Outline of Iranian Jewish History -- II. Restrictive Codes -- III. Judaism Under Shi'a Islam -- IV. Comparative Kinship Terminology of Iranian Jews -- V. Demographic Data -- Glossary -- References -- Geographic Index -- Name and Subject Index
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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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Loeb, Laurence D. Outcaste (RLE Iran D) : Jewish Life in Southern Iran London : Taylor & Francis Group,c2011 9780415617840
Subject Jews -- Iran -- Shīrāz -- Social life and customs.;Shīrāz (Iran) -- Social life and customs
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