A people without a state : the Kurds from the rise of Islam to the dawn of nationalism

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Full title: A people without a state : the Kurds from the rise of Islam to the dawn of nationalism / Michael Eppel.
Main author: Eppel, Michael, 1947- (Author)
Format: Book           
Edition: First edition.


Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : the origins of the Kurds
  • myths,history,and modern politics
  • Kurdish distinctiveness under Arab, Persian, and Turkish dominance
  • The era of Ottoman and Iranian rule
  • The demise of Kurdish emirates in the nineteenth century
  • Seeds of Kurdish nationalism in the declining Ottoman empire
  • The beginnings of modern Kurdish politics
  • The Kurds and Kurdistan during World War I
  • The Kurds and the new Middle East after the Ottomans
  • Conclusion : from distinctiveness to nationalism
  • continuing issues of Kurdish collective identity.