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North to Another Country

The Formation of a Suryoyo Community in Sweden

One theme of this study describes how the Suryoye of Tur 'abdin in the 1970's abandoned their native land, making their way northwards to another country - Sweden. Another theme is this other country and its encounter with an unknown Christian minority group from the Middle East.

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Table of Contents

7

Foreword

9

Contents

11

Maps and Diagrams

13

I. The study and its context

24

II. Middle Eastern Christians in history

61

III. The migration

125

IV. The Assyrians in Swedish society

181

Appendix

189

Transcription

191

Notes

200

References

203

Index