Studies in Kurdish History: Empire, Ethnicity and Identity

Studies in Kurdish History: Empire, Ethnicity and Identity


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138884687
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/20/2015
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Djene Rhys Bajalan is a lecturer in the department of Social Sciences at the American University of Iraq Suliamani.

Sara Zandi Karimi is a researcher and holds an M.Phil in Modern Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Oxford.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Kurds and their History: New Perspectives

Djene Rhys Bajalan and Sara Zandi Karimi

2. Arab Ethnonyms (‘Ajam, ‘Arab, Badū and Turk): The Kurdish Case as a Paradigm for Thinking about Differences in the Middle Ages

Boris James

3. Elî Teremaxî and the Vernacularization of Medrese Learning in Kurdistan

Michiel Leezenberg

4. In the Name of the Caliph and the Nation: The Sheikh Ubeidullah Rebellion of 1880–81

Sabri Ateş

5. The Rise of Red Kurdistan

Harun Yilmaz

6. The Kurds and Settlement Policies from the Late Ottoman Empire to Early Republican Turkey: Continuities and Discontinuities (1916–34)

Serhat Bozkurt

7. The Kurdish Cultural Movement in Mandatory Syria and Lebanon: An Unfinished Project of "National Renaissance," 1932–46

Jordi Tejel Gorgas

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