By Daniel Tsadik

ISBN-10: 0804754586

ISBN-13: 9780804754583

in keeping with archival and first assets in Persian, Hebrew, Judeo-Persian, Arabic, and eu languages, Between Foreigners and Shi'is examines the Jews' spiritual, social, and political prestige in nineteenth-century Iran. This booklet, which makes a speciality of Nasir al-Din Shah's reign (1848-1896), is the 1st accomplished scholarly try and weave some of these threads right into a unmarried tapestry. this situation examine of the Jewish minority illuminates broader procedures bearing on different spiritual minorities and Iranian society normally, and the interplay between intervening foreigners, the Shi'i majority, and native Jews is helping us comprehend Iranian dilemmas that experience endured well past the second one 1/2 the 19th century.

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