Kurdistan : in the shadow of history

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Full title: Kurdistan : in the shadow of history / Susan Meiselas ; with historical introductions and a new postscript by Martin van Bruinessen.
Main Authors: Meiselas, Susan, (Author)
, Bruinessen, Martin van, (Author)
Format: Book           
Edition: Second edition


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.