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Yezidi Oral Tradition in Iraqi Kurdistan (Paperback) (Christine Allison)

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The Yezidis are a Kurdish-speaking religious minority, neither Muslim, Christian nor Jewish. Their ethnicity has been disputed, but most now claim Kurdish identity. Their heartland, including their holiest shrine, is in the Badinan province of Northern Iraq, and it is the communities in this area which are the main focus of this book. Their highly eclectic religion appears to contain many elements of 'the religions of the book', especially Sufism, upon a foundation of ancient Iranian belief and practice.

Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Ethnic Studies / General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Christine Allison
Language: English
Street Date: August 19, 2015
TCIN: 50314401
UPC: 9781138883871
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-8232
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