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Zoroastrians in BritainThe Ratanbai Katrak Lectures: University of Oxford 1985$
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John R. Hinnells

Print publication date: 1996

Print ISBN-13: 9780198261933

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261933.001.0001

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A Century of Zoroastrian Associations in Britain (1860s-1960s)

A Century of Zoroastrian Associations in Britain (1860s-1960s)

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(p.107) 4 A Century of Zoroastrian Associations in Britain (1860s-1960s)
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Zoroastrians in Britain
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John R. Hinnells

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261933.003.0004

This chapter examines how the Zoroastrians fared in western society. Although the size and a number of associations have increased since the 1861 conception of the Zoroastrian Organization, several of the original concerns have been achieved and preserved, notably the burial ground, charitable work, and a permanent religious centre. An international perspective has been expanded with the work of the World Zoroastrian Organization (WZO). The nature of the Zoroastrian Association changed from that of an informal burial club, to a group seeking high social status, to a larger and more religiously conscious body. Meanwhile, the importance of religion among diaspora communities has been generally neglected in the studies on ethnic minorities in Britain.

Keywords:   London Association, Parsi social union, Broacha House, London, Zoroastrian house, World Zoroastrian Organization

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