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Culture and customs of Iran

Author: Mahd�i, �Al�i Akbar. ; Elton L Daniel; ʻAlī Akbar Mahdī
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006.
Series: Culture and customs of the Middle East.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an overview of the history and culture of Iran, featuring discussion of the country's religion, literature, drama and cinema, architecture, carpets, food and dining, family, women, gender relations, holidays, music, and dance.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mahd�i, �Al�i Akbar. ; Elton L Daniel; ʻAlī Akbar Mahdī
ISBN: 0313320535 9780313320538
OCLC Number: 70335278
Description: xv, 231 pages, 18 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: the land and the people --
Religions and religious life --
Literature --
Drama and cinema --
Architecture --
Carpets --
Food and dining --
Family, women, and gender relations --
Holidays, festivals, and annual events --
Music and dance.
Series Title: Culture and customs of the Middle East.
Responsibility: Elton L. Daniel and Ali Akbar Mahdi.
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Every library will want to offer its patrons this current, objective synthesis of the culture and customs of modern Iran.  Read more...

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