xix, 236 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-225) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Getting there Relationships and "face" Minding your Ps and Qs In his name: religion and calendrical feasts The world of work and business Dress and make-up From the cradle to the grave: education and health Partners in joy and sorrow The food of love Going places, doing things The soul of the nation Epilogue Appendix A: Iran: a brief history Appendix B: The solar and lunar calendars and public holidays Appendix C: The holy imams.