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COLLECTIONPublished articles
TITLEIndian Money' and the Shi'i Shrine Cities of Iraq, 1786-1850
AUTHOR 1Juan Cole
DATE_THIS1986-10
VOLUME22:4
TITLE_PARENTMiddle Eastern Studies
PAGE_RANGE461-480
ABSTRACTOn the political economy of the Shi'i shrine cities of Iraq, theological and pilgrimage centers which grew around the tombs of the Imams, in the 18th and 19th centuries. Connections from India proved lucrative for the Usuli clerics in these cities.
NOTES Contains only one passing mention of the Bábí Faith.
TAGSIndo-Persian culture; Economics; Shiism; Najaf, Iran; Karbala, Iraq; Kazimayn, Baghdad, Iraq; Iraq; India
 
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