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Your Mother-in-Law Loves You And Other Proverbs and Expressions from Syria

By: Joubin, Rebecca

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Bethesda, Maryland, Ibex Publishers: 2014

Catalog #: 9781588141323

ISBN: 1588141322

Condition: Enlgish and Arabic


Your Mother-in-Law Loves You is a bilingual collection of more than 600 proverbs and expressions from Syria. It is a useful tool for students of Syrian-Arabic, Modern Arabic as well as those interested in the rich culture of the country. When visiting someone unexpectedly, hamatik ba-tohebik or “your mother-in-law loves you” becomes an invitation to join them in their meal. For about ten years, Rebecca Joubin, assistant professor of Arab studies at Davidson College, has travelled to and conducted research in Syria. Noticing the use of proverbs and expressions as a signatu... View more info

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Accelerated Persian: A Course in the Persian Language and Its Culture

By: Joubin, Rebecca

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Bethesda, MD, Ibex Publishers: 2019

Catalog #: 9781588141408

ISBN: 1588141403


Accelerated Persian aims to make the language of Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan accessible to everyone wishing to communicate through the language and culture of the Persian speaking world.It is a comprehensive textbook featuring numerous exercises and speaking drills complemented by clear and concise explanations of Persian grammar. Detailed verb conjugation charts and thematic glossaries allow for easy language learning. Various aspects of Persian culture and history are introduced through idioms, proverbs, and cultural and historical references. Because Persian shares its alphabet with Ar... View more info

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Afsaneh, A Novel from Iran

By: Ravinipur, Moniru

Joubin, Rebecca (translator)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bethesda, MD, Ibex Publishers: 2013

Edition: Joubin, Rebecca

Catalog #: 9781588140951

ISBN: 1588140954

Condition: English


DESCRIPTION The truth always loses itself among memories. The truth can be lost as though it never existed. Not on the ground or anywhere else. The difference between a historical event and an insignificant happening in the life of an individual is that the historical event has witnesses who can differentiate the truth from the fiction. One evening, thirty year old Afsaneh Sarboland, dressed only in a thin orange dress, flees her husband and home and attempts to create a new li... View more info