Into Kurdistan: Frontiers under Fire

Into Kurdistan: Frontiers under Fire

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780862328993
Publisher: Zed Books
Publication date: 05/01/1991
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations
Foreword by Peter Gabriel
Introduction: The Kurds, Cinderella of Liberation Movements by Helga Graham

Part 1
1. Turkish Kurdistan: Feudal Provinces and Prohibition Zones
2. Headlines: Brigands, Troubadours and the Secret Police
3. Tales of the Djinn and the Dangers of the Evil Eye
4. The South-east Road to Kurdistan: Rituals of State
5. ‘Yol’: The Way
6. Village Rhythms and Women’s Work
7. Fidelity, Honour and Death: The Cross of Kurdish Women
8. Kars: A Citadel at the Crossroads
9. City Life Among the Kurds

Part 2
10. Beyond the Tribe: Developing New Relationships
11. Peace and Stability?
12. Update: Formidable Constraints on the Kurds

Appendices
Selective Bibliography
Index

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