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Culture and customs of Iran

Author: Elton L Daniel; Ali Akbar Mahdi
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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Every library will want to offer its patrons this current, objective synthesis of the culture and customs of modern Iran.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elton L Daniel; Ali Akbar Mahdi
ISBN: 0313320535 9780313320538
OCLC Number: 798374486
Description: xv, 231 p., [18] p. of plates : ill., 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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"This survey of Iran (aimed at students and general readers) covers the contemporary life of the country within a historical context. Daniel and Mahdi discuss the land and people; religions; Read more...

 
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