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285pp.
Arts Council of Great Britain, 1982, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0728703289
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Inventory #22737
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Watson, Howard
N.B. Edges and corners slightly rubbed. Slight creasing to corners. 128pp.
Kevin Francis Publishing Limited, 1991, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Third Impression. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1870703103
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Inventory #24008
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Nissimi, Hilda
This book tells the little-known story of a fascinating crypto-Jewish community through two centuries and three continents. Beginning as a precarious settlement of a few families in mid-eighteenth-century Mashhad, an Islamic holy city in northern Iran, the community grew into a closely-knit group in response to their forced conversion to Islam in 1839. Muslim hostility and a culture of memory sustained by intra-communal marriages reinforced their separate religious identity, vesting it in strong family and communal loyalty. Mashhadi women became the main agents of the cultural transmission of communal identity and achieved social roles and high status uncharacteristic for contemporary Jewish and Muslim communities. The Mashhadis maintained a double identity - upholding Islam in public while tenaciously holding onto their Jewish identity in secret. The exodus from Mashhad after 1946 relocated the communal centre to Tehran, and later to Israel and after the Khomeini revolution to New York. The relationship between the formation and retention of communal identity and memory practices - with interconnected issues of religion and gender - draws upon existing research on other crypto-faith communities, such as the Judeoconversos, the Moriscos, and the French Protestants, who through the special blend of memory-faith and ethnicity emerged strengthened from their underground period. For the immigration period, the author challenges the old paradigm that "modernity and religion are mutually exclusive". The book also explores the sometimes uncomfortable yet intimate relationships that exist between seemingly incompatible ways of seeing the past, both secular and religious.180pp.
Sussex Academic Press, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1845191609
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Inventory #17815
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 45.15 approx. - € 38.68 approx.)
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Davies, J. G.
Previous owners inscription to ffep. 211pp.
Orbis Books, 1976, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 088344061X
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Inventory #26041
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Institute of Geological Sciences, 1962, Card Covers, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Solid and Drift Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #29324
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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