By Daniel Tsadik

in response to archival and first assets in Persian, Hebrew, Judeo-Persian, Arabic, and ecu languages, Between Foreigners and Shi'is examines the Jews' spiritual, social, and political prestige in nineteenth-century Iran. This e-book, which makes a speciality of Nasir al-Din Shah's reign (1848-1896), is the 1st accomplished scholarly try to weave these kind of threads right into a unmarried tapestry. this example research of the Jewish minority illuminates broader tactics referring to different spiritual minorities and Iranian society generally, and the interplay between intervening foreigners, the Shi'i majority, and native Jews is helping us comprehend Iranian dilemmas that experience persevered way past the second one half the 19th century.

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