Invisible Nation How the Kurds' Quest for Statehood Is Shaping Iraq and the Middle East
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Description: The dramatic story of the Kurds and their quest to create a nationessential reading for anyone who wants to understand how the turmoil in Iraq will play out. The American invasion of Iraq has been a success for one group: the Kurds. For centuries they have yearned for official statehoodand now, as one of the accidental outcomes of the invasion, the United States may have helped them take a big step toward that goal. Informed by his deep knowledge of the people and region, Quil Lawrence's intimate and unflinching portrait of the Kurds and their heretofore quixotic quest offers a vital and original lens through which to contemplate the future of Iraq and the surrounding Middle East.
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Publisher: Walker & Company
Publication date: 7/7/2009
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
|Cast of Characters|
|Prologue: The Prodigal Republic (Mr. Talabani Goes to Washington)|
|The Stolen Sheath|
|Betrayal and Holocaust|
|Shame and Comfort|
|Burning Down the House|
|Carnival in Limbo|
|A Most Convenient Foe|
|The Northern Front|
|No Friends but the Kurds|
|Deeds to the Promised Land|
|The Feast of the Sacrifice|
|Securing the Realm|
|Something That Does Not Love a Wall|
|Conclusion: Visible Nation|
|Afterword: The Return of the Kurdish Question|
|Key Events in Iraqi Kurdish History|