Historical Dictionary Of The Kurds / Edition 272

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This is the first volume in the Historical Dictionaries of People and Cultures series. It deals with the Kurds, the largest nation on Earth without its own independent state. Consisting of maps, a list of acronyms and abbreviations, a chronology of Kurdish history, an introductory essay on the Kurds, a dictionary containing several hundred entries on various aspects of the Kurdish experience, and an extensive bibliography. Scholars, government officials, news media, and the general reader will find this an accessible guide.

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Editorial Reviews

American Reference Books Annual
...brilliant and committed...This work provides good maps and a fantastic bibliography.
Recommended. General readers; undergraduates.
Recommended. General readers; undergraduates.
Journal Of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
A comprehensive dictionary of maps, a chronology, an introductory essay, a dictionary containing several hundred entries on various aspects of Kurdish experience and an extensive bibliography.
Middle East Journal
The value of this work is its timeliness. The 153 articles and book bibliographic entries are well organized....Anyone interested in the history of politics of the Kurds and the current politics of the Middle East will want to have [this book] within reach.
Oriente Moderno
This is a very original and scholarly volume, whose entries are generally exhaustive and with detailed information....the deep and accurate work done in gathering information on the entries of this political dictionary is to be greatly appreciated, and this volume is also a necessary support for libraries and those interested in the Near and Middle East.
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Meet the Author

Michael M. Gunter is a professor of political science at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, Tennessee. Professor Gunter is the author of a number of scholarly acclaimed books dealing with the Kurds.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Editor's Foreword Chapter 2 Maps Chapter 3 Preface Chapter 4 Acronyms and Abbreviations Chapter 5 Chronology Chapter 6 Introduction Chapter 7 THE DICTIONARY Chapter 8 Bibliography Chapter 9 About the Author

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