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Persian Studies in North America, Studies in Honor of Mohammad Ali Jazayeryby Medhi Marashi
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Thirty essays explore the current state of research and teaching of the Persian language, linguistics, culture, and literature in North America. Among them are discussions of motivations for the study of Persian, time and effort estimates for language proficiency, censorship and literary communication in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Zoroastrianism, and women in Qatar. Six of the essays are in Persian, the others include English translations of excerpts. No index. Available from Iranbooks, Inc., 8014 Old Georgetown Rd. Bethesda, MD 20814.
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