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Minorities in the Middle East

a history of struggle and self-expression

by Mordechai Nisan

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle East,
  • Middle East.
    • Subjects:
    • Ethnology -- Middle East.,
    • Minorities -- Middle East -- History.,
    • Middle East -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-296) and index.

      Statementby Mordechai Nisan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS58 .N57 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 300 p. ;
      Number of Pages300
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1567116M
      ISBN 100899505643
      LC Control Number91052512


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Editor's Note: The Middle East and Iraq and Syria in particular have long enjoyed religious diversity, with a range of Muslim and non-Muslim groups, including some of the world’s oldest Christian communities.

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Understandably, more and more of these minorities are deciding to leave the Middle East and come and live in the West, in Australia, Sweden, or America.

The danger is that they'll lose their. Heleen Murre-van den Berg, PhD Leidenis Professor of Global Christianity at Radboud University, Nijmegen and director of the Institute of Eastern Christian publications include (with S.R. Goldstein-Sabbah), Modernity, Minority, and the Public Sphere: Jews and Christians in the Middle East (Leiden, ) and Scribes and Scriptures: The Church of the East in the Eastern.

Mordechai Nisan is an Israeli professor member of the World Zionist Organization and scholar of Middle East Studies at the Rothberg International School of the Hebrew University of most recent book, Only Israel West of the River: The Jewish State and the Palestinian Question, appeared in July, Mordechai Nisan is a contributing expert to the Ariel Center for Policy Research Authority control: BNF: cbt (data), ISNI:.

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