The Zoroastrian Diaspora (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
888
Utgivningsdatum
2005-04-01
Förlag
OUP Oxford
Illustrationer
4maps in-text
Dimensioner
241 x 161 x 45 mm
Vikt
1286 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780198267591
The Zoroastrian Diaspora (inbunden)

The Zoroastrian Diaspora

Religion and Migration

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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.
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Daniel Jeyaraj Theological Book Review Professor John Hinnells' masterful work summarizes the fruit of his 20 years of research on, among, and with the Zoroastrians in diaspora...In eleven fascinating chapters he explores the history and contributions of the diaspora Zoroastrians to various fields of knowledge and human life...an exemplary work that will shape all future investigations on global Zoroastrianism.


Yuhan S. D. Vevaina, JRAS The breadth and depth of this book reflect the 250,000 miles of travel logged by the author in researching it. One can confidently state that the incredible effort and dedication to bring this book to press twenty years after the original lectures have not been in vain.


Almut Hintze, THES an awesome piece of research, the fruit of 30 years of study... A ground-breaking contribution not only to the study of Zoroastrianism but also to the debate on migration and diasporic communities. This is a book that nobody working in Zoroastrian or diaspora studies can afford to ignore.


Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, Volume 69, Issue 2 ...an awesome piece of research...an important, indeed ground-breaking, contribution not only to the study of Zoroastrianism but also to the debate on migration and diaspora communities. This is a book which nobody working in Zoroastrian or Diaspora studies can afford to ignore.


Numen, Volume 53 ...very detailed and rich accounts that are based on an unusually vast array of source materials...a unique testimony to the accomplishment of one of the pioneer students of religious diaspora, possessing an incomparably intimate knowledge of the people he studies.


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John R. Hinnells is Professor of Comparative Religion at Liverpool Hope University College. He was formerly Professor of Comparative Religion at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

Innehållsförteckning

Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Parsis in Post-Independence Bombay; 3. The Diaspora: a bird's eye view (results of a global survey); 4. Parsis in Hong kong and the China Seas; 5. Parsis in Karachi; 6. Parsis in East Africa (Zanzibar and Kenya); 7. The Zoroastrian Trust Funds of Europe; 8. Zoroastrians on the North American Continent; 9. Zoroastrians in Australia; 10. Globalizing Trends; 11. Conclusion