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Author Rejwan, Nissim.

Title The last Jews in Baghdad [electronic resource] : remembering a lost homeland / Nissim Rejwan ; foreword by Joel Beinin.

Imprint Austin : University of Texas Press, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxii, 242 p.
Note Includes index.
Contents In old Baghdad -- The Rejwan tribe -- Mother and the placebo effect -- Na‘ma -- Early initiations -- Schooling -- The great crash and US -- Hesqail Abul ‘Alwa hires a helper -- Living in sexual deprivation -- Idle days -- Distorted visions -- Rashid ‘Ali's coup and its aftermath -- Bookshop days -- A deepening friendship -- The start : movies, book reviews -- Out in the cold -- Disposing of a library -- End of a community -- Farewells and reunions.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Rejwan, Nissim.
Jews -- Iraq -- Baghdad -- Biography.
Jews -- Iraq -- Baghdad -- Social life and customs.
Jews -- Iraq -- Baghdad -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Baghdad (Iraq) -- Ethnic relations.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0292702930 (cloth : alk. paper)

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