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Taziyeh: Ritual and Drama in Iran

Author: Chelkowski, Peter, (editor)
Price: $30.00
Publisher Location: New York City
Publisher: New York Univ Press and Soroush Press
Year Published: 1979
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Binding: Cloth
Edition: First Edition
Taziyeh is the mourning ritual commemorating the death of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Muhammad. Over the years, the annual observance has grown in pageantry and popularity among Shia, especially in Iran. It has fascinated foreign visitors to Persia since the 17th Century. A variety of scholars consider artistic, theatrical and anthropological aspects in this book. Pages xxi, 288. Very clean inside and out, with no prior owner marks.
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