Outcaste: Jewish Life in Southern Iran
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.
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SHIRAZ IN JEWISH HISTORY
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