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The Resource Drinking arak off an ayatollah's beard : a journey through the inside-out worlds of Iran and Afghanistan, Nicholas Jubber

Drinking arak off an ayatollah's beard : a journey through the inside-out worlds of Iran and Afghanistan, Nicholas Jubber

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Drinking arak off an ayatollah's beard : a journey through the inside-out worlds of Iran and Afghanistan
Title
Drinking arak off an ayatollah's beard
Title remainder
a journey through the inside-out worlds of Iran and Afghanistan
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Jubber
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the author's investigation of daily life in Iran and Afghanistan, from religious shrines to illegal dance parties, and his use of Ferdowsi's epic poem "Shāhnāmeh" as a key to past and present conflict in the region
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jubber, Nicholas
Dewey number
915.504/544
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS259.2
LC item number
.J83 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jubber, Nicholas
  • Jubber, Nicholas
  • Firdawsī
  • Social conflict
  • Social conflict
  • Iran
  • Afghanistan
  • Iran
  • Afghanistan
Label
Drinking arak off an ayatollah's beard : a journey through the inside-out worlds of Iran and Afghanistan, Nicholas Jubber
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Iran. The inside-out city ; The most Persian Persian ; The snake-shouldered tyrant ; In the land of fire ; Minstrels in the mountains. -- Afghanistan. The prisoner poets ; Tea with a warlord. -- Iran and Central Asia. Tahmineh's secret ; The man in the moon ; Poets, polymaths, and pleasure-daughters. -- Afghanistan. The adventures of Abbas ; How to walk like an Afghan ; A holiday house in Helmand. -- Iran. The bird in the coffee cup ; Drinking Arak off an Ayatollah's beard. -- Afghanistan. The road to Ghazni ; Insultin' the Sultan
Control code
435418576
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st Da Capo Press ed.
Extent
x, 327 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780306818844
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009048191
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)435418576
Label
Drinking arak off an ayatollah's beard : a journey through the inside-out worlds of Iran and Afghanistan, Nicholas Jubber
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Iran. The inside-out city ; The most Persian Persian ; The snake-shouldered tyrant ; In the land of fire ; Minstrels in the mountains. -- Afghanistan. The prisoner poets ; Tea with a warlord. -- Iran and Central Asia. Tahmineh's secret ; The man in the moon ; Poets, polymaths, and pleasure-daughters. -- Afghanistan. The adventures of Abbas ; How to walk like an Afghan ; A holiday house in Helmand. -- Iran. The bird in the coffee cup ; Drinking Arak off an Ayatollah's beard. -- Afghanistan. The road to Ghazni ; Insultin' the Sultan
Control code
435418576
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st Da Capo Press ed.
Extent
x, 327 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780306818844
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009048191
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)435418576

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