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Kurdistan: In the Shadow of History, Second Edition / Edition 2
     

Kurdistan: In the Shadow of History, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Susan Meiselas, Martin van Bruinessen
 

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ISBN-10: 0226519287

ISBN-13: 9780226519289

Pub. Date: 05/30/2008

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

A magnificent photographic history of the Kurdish people and their struggle for independence and survival over the past 125 years, gathered by one of America's foremost photojournalists. In bringing together these dispersed pieces, Susan Meiselas allows history to speak for itself through the words of freedom fighters, missionaries, spies, politicians, and princes.

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A magnificent photographic history of the Kurdish people and their struggle for independence and survival over the past 125 years, gathered by one of America's foremost photojournalists. In bringing together these dispersed pieces, Susan Meiselas allows history to speak for itself through the words of freedom fighters, missionaries, spies, politicians, and princes. Over 400 photos. Size D. 408 pp.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226519289
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
05/30/2008
Edition description:
Multilingu
Pages:
472
Sales rank:
1,320,957
Product dimensions:
9.68(w) x 12.09(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction by Susan Meiselas

BEFORE THE GREAT WAR
Travelers and Missionaries as Witness

FROM EMPIRES TO NATION-STATES
Conflicting Claims on Eastern Turkey
British Occupation of Mesopotamia and the Creation of Iraq
Resistance to Centralization in Iran
Rebellions in Turkey
Under the Iraqi Monarchy

THE KURDISH REPUBLIC OF MAHABAD
A Kurdish State

UNEASY COEXISTENCE
Order Restored in Iraq
The Monarchy Consolidates in Iran
Behind the Iron Curtain
Identity Contested in Turkey

ARMED STRUGGLE FOR AUTONOMY
The Republic  of Iraq
The Islamic Revolution in Iran
The Military Takes Control in Turkey

AFTER THE COLD WAR
From Genocide to Safe Haven in Iraq
Polarization in Turkey

EPILOGUE

POSTSCRIPT, TEN YEARS LATER
 
INTRODUCTION AND HISTORICAL INTRODUCTIONS TRANSLATED INTO SORANI BY CHOMAN HARDI
 
INTRODUCTION AND HISTORICAL INTRODUCTIONS TRANSLATED INTO TURKISH BY KUMRU TOKTAMIS
 
BIOGRAPHIES  
 
GLOSSARY  
 
SOURCES CITED AND SUGGESTED READING  
 
INDEX  
 
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS  
 
ERRATA

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