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Editor Verbov,J.
This 7th volume in the series contains studies of the diagnosis and management of: common skin tumors, malignant melanomia, cutaneous lymphomas, necrobiotic xanthogranuloma, and scleromyxoedema. Spine faded.160pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1988, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 074620082X
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Inventory #15239
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.40 approx. - € 23.20 approx.)
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208pp.
Media Prima and Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons, 2003, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #24892
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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 ($ 46.20 approx. - € 40.60 approx.)
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Yung, Kai Kin
144pp.
The Herbert Press, 1984, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 090696945X
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Inventory #19388
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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Mittal,R.L.
840pp.
Ess Ess Publications, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9788170005087
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Inventory #18204
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.40 approx. - € 23.20 approx.)
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