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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 ($ 42.00 approx. - € 37.10 approx.)
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Edited By Anders, Lou
Science Fiction is the genre that looks at the implications of technology on society, which in this age of exponential technological growth makes it the most relevant branch of literature going. This is only the start, and the close of the 21st century will look absolutely nothing like its inception. It has been said that science fiction is an ongoing dialogue about the future, and the front line of that dialogue is the short story. The field has a long history of producing famous anthologies to showcase its distinguished short fiction, but it has been several years since there has been a prestigious all-original science fiction anthology series. "Fast Forward" is offered in the tradition of Damon Knight's prestigious and influential anthology series, "Orbit", and Frederik Pohl's landmark "Star SF". "Fast Forward" marks the start of a new hard science fiction anthology series, dedicated to presenting the vanguard of the genre and charting the undiscovered country that is the future. 409pp.
Pyr, 2007, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781591024866
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Inventory #23812
Price: £ 6.99 GBP ($ 8.39 approx. - € 7.41 approx.)
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Joelson, Mark R.
Discussing the status of and prospects for competition regulation, this edition focuses on several important regimes. It contains summaries of the antitrust laws of the United States and the competition laws of the European Communities, including case law.496pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2001, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Second Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041198547
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Inventory #14641
Price: £ 75.00 GBP ($ 90.00 approx. - € 79.50 approx.)
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Exhibition organized by The National Gallery of Canada. N.B. Corners slightly rubbed. Some very slight marks to covers.
The Tate Gallery, 1964, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #23708
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.00 approx. - € 10.60 approx.)
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Tyler, J.T.
This volume is published at the request of many of Dr Kent's admirers from all parts of the world. It contains remedies which have never before appeared in book form. They published in medical journals several years ago and are all verified by Dr Kent himself. The various articles appearing are addresses and papers delivered by Dr Kent at meetings both National and State, to students in classes at college covering, a period of many years of his life. The clinical cases published within are only a few of those reported by Dr Kent and have been carefully selected. All are considered of great value to the student of homeopathy. 696pp. N.B. Edges of boards and D/J slightly bumped. Head and tail of spine and D/J spine bumped.
B. Jain Publishers (P) Ltd, 2004, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. Reprint. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 8170210704
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Inventory #23953
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 15.00 approx. - € 13.25 approx.)
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