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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 201–212.
Published: 01 August 2009
... CE). This article investigates the sociopolitical upheavals of this period to explain the conversion of Iranians from Zoroastrianism to Islam as a two-stage process. The article argues that the Iranians first distanced themselves from conventional Zoroastrianism and followed insurgent leaders...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 463–478.
Published: 01 August 2007
... known of the bulk the form that texts These Turfan. near and in places cult various in and cave Dunhuang the in mostly territory, Chinese the in discovered texts who deciphered Sogdian Iranologists Grenet Frantz Hinduism and Manichaeism, Buddhism, Zoroastrianism, China...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 384–397.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Talinn Grigor This essay traces the Persian artistic revival of two separate but interdependent communities: the Parsis of the British Raj and the reformist Muslims and Zoroastrians of Qajar Iran. The two communities, with their own distinct, though at times overlapping, art historical developments...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 410–419.
Published: 01 December 2010
... to the Chinese, both iconographic and textual evidence attest to the continuity of the indigenous Zoroastrian tradition in both Sogdiana and among the Sogdian communities from Turpan to Changan. Duke University Press 2011 The Sogdians: Prime...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 329–340.
Published: 01 December 2010
... in this connection. This interpretation is supported by conclusive proof such as the use of ephedra until the present time in the ritual practices of contemporary Zoroastrian-­Parsis. The fact that Parsis have over the centuries brought ephedra from Persia and stored it in temple depositories further...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 435–454.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and exclusions, often coexisted paradoxically side by side with nationalism. Shared Indo-Iranian religious connections, either through Zoroastrianism or Islam, became grounds for new modes of imagining transnational solidarities, while viewing Persian as a beleaguered Asian lingua franca became a way...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 667–669.
Published: 01 December 2010
.... and early Turkish republican periods. Currently, she is working on a forthcoming manuscript “The Jenny Rose is a historian of religion, with a partic- Decadent Modern: Jazz, Charleston, and Cocaine ular interest in Zoroastrian studies. She currently...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 76–95.
Published: 01 May 2015
... : Ashgate , 2004 . Fleming George . Travels on Horseback in Mantchu Tartary: Being a Summer’s Ride beyond the Great Wall of China . London : Hurst and Blackett , 1863 . Foltz Richard C. “ Zoroastrian Attitudes toward Animals .” Society and Animals 18 ( 2010 ): 367 – 78...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 347–354.
Published: 01 December 2021
.... Parsis also played key roles in meat, salt, water, and drug provision. 10 Their centrality lies in a historical relationship with the EIC, and with another group, namely, Muslims. After the Islamic conquest of the Sassanid Empire, a group of Zoroastrians refusing to accept Islam fled Persia...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 388–410.
Published: 01 August 2011
... success, Iranian of to the Persian King Jamshid (of Firdawsi’s Shah- American cultural productions have become namah [Book of Kings]) and to the Zoroastrian increasingly abundant and yet, for now, remain prophet Ahura Mazda, from whom many of the organized on a grassroots level.23 Unlike larger...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 377–378.
Published: 01 December 2016
... as by the Persian ecumene. Talinn Grigor traces the aesthetic practices of two separate communities using differing ideas of the Persianate: the Parsis of the British Raj and the reformist Muslims and Zoroastrians of Qajar Iran. She draws on examples of architectural structures to show how...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1999) 19 (2): 16–23.
Published: 01 August 1999
... market to set up shop and Zoroastrian (this group referred to themselves as Par- then broker a patron-client relationship with their sis), or Muslims. Beyond business and finance, the relative and the firm for whom they were working. pretexts for communications were many, including...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 588–589.
Published: 01 December 2009
...: Cultural Reform in Qajar Iran. Her current research Les lycéens en Turquie” (Ethnologie Française, no. explores religious reform and “modernization” in 112 [2007 “Muslim Youth and Islamic NGOs in the Zoroastrian community in Iran and India in Turkey,” in Islam in Public, edited by Nilüfer Göle...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 401–409.
Published: 01 December 2010
...- tion as well (e.g., the Zoroastrians created their ministrative organization, and structure.15 They own hambāyīh), but they may have dealt with also provide information on the scope and de- other religious groups outside of their regional gree of economic activity, on who was in charge reach...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 495–496.
Published: 01 August 2007
...- lished works is Roman Rule and Macedonian under Zoroastrianism astrianism: 1872–1914,” 1872–1914,” Yemen, ofOttoman Past the “Ordering include recent publications His Empire. Ottoman the with an emphasis on the Arab borderlands of imperialism...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (2): 297–317.
Published: 01 August 2005
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2000) 20 (1-2): 128–142.
Published: 01 August 2000
... of the Shah’s military had established Shia one. There are no allowances for Sunni repre- units in the Kurdish regions and threatened the new sentation in the parliament, although seats are re- regime. Tehran also feared what it saw as the Kurds’ served for Jewish, Zoroastrian, Assyrian, and Arme...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 49–57.
Published: 01 May 2004
... such that Zoroastrian, Jew- If, then, Islam is to serve as the basis of an Iranian ish, and Armenian women, although they are not modernity, it must be a reconstructed Islam, purified commanded to wear the veil, nevertheless cover in of superstitions, as well as of erroneous or ossified the same way...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 347–349.
Published: 01 August 2003
.... lectual environment in India attracted Zoroastrian Tavakoli-Targhi’s focus is also trained on how this thinkers and philosophers who chose exile in the wake Orientalist legacy has been internalized in Iranian histo- of the establishment of Shi’ism as the state religion of riography and cultural...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (3): 617–633.
Published: 01 December 2005
... ed“oosra”readers. “Zoroastrian” deed in- “imag- or “Muslim,” revived “Hindu,” of or communities” new ined rendering of ever, creation than the religious possible numbers normative larger in of texts spread the One witnessed trajectories. contradictory two in resulted...