Iraqi Assyrian Christians in London: The Construction of Ethnicity (Mellen Studies in Sociology S. v. 21)

Iraqi Assyrian Christians in London: The Construction of Ethnicity (Mellen Studies in Sociology S. v. 21)

By: Madawi Al-Rasheed (author)Hardback

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Based on an in-depth study of one of the oldest Middle Eastern immigrant communities in London, this text examines the Assyrians, a minority within the London Iraqi minority, presenting an interesting case of an ethnic group trying to reconstruct their difference in the host society.

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Contents

An Arab anthropologist among Assyrians in London; from religious millet to nation; chain migration and Assyrian adaptation; narratives of peoplehood; the texts of ethnic history; Assyrian ethnicity - structure and situation; Assyrians and the diaspora.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/10/1998
  • ISBN13: 9780773482517
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 260
  • ID: 9780773482517
  • ISBN10: 0773482512

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