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The Zoroastrian Diaspora : Religion and Migration.

Author: John R Hinnells
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, UK, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This is the only study of Zoroastrian migration in modern history. It is based on archival research and fieldwork in eleven countries across six continents and on a large survey questionnaire. As well as studying the Zoroastrians for their own interest, it also sets the narrative within the context of wider studies of migrant or diasporic communities. - ;What is the distinctive Zoroastrian experience, and what is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John R Hinnells
ISBN: 9780191513503 0191513504 0198267592 9780198267591 1429421533 9781429421539
OCLC Number: 437108960
Description: 1 online resource (884 pages)
Contents: Contents; List of Maps; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction: Key Issues for This Book; 2. Parsis in Post-Independence Bombay; 3. The Global Zoroastrian Diaspora; 4. The Parsis in Hong Kong and the China Seas; 5. The Parsis of Karachi; 6. Zoroastrians in East Africa; 7. The Zoroastrian Trust Funds of Europe; 8. Zoroastrians in the United States and Canada; 9. Zoroastrians in Australia; 10. Globalizing Trends; 11. Conclusion; Appendix 1: Speech of Sir Shapoorji Bomanji Billimoria, President of the BPP, at a Public Fashan to Mark Indian Independence; Appendix 2: Survey Data. Appendix 3: Survey Questionnaire on Contemporary Zoroastrianism around the WorldSelected Bibliography on Zoroastrianism; Glossary; Name Index; Subject Index.

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