Modern History of the Kurds

ISBN-10: 1850434166

ISBN-13: 9781850434160

Edition: 3rd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: David McDowall

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In this comprehensive history of the Kurds from the 19th century to the present day, David McDowall examines the old and new aspects of the struggle, and the failure of modern states to respond to the challenge of Kurdish nationalism.
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List price: $35.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: I. B. Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date: 5/14/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 504
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

David McDowall has written widely on Middle Eastern and British history. He now writes and publishes walkers' guides to publicly-accessible landscapes. To see them, please click here .Contributor image � Angus McDowall

Introduction: Kurdish Identity and Social Formation
The Kurds in the Age of Tribe and Empire
Kurdistan before the Nineteenth Century
Ottoman Kurdistan, 1800-1850
Ottoman Kurdistan, 1850-1914
The Qajars and the Kurds
Revolution, Nationalism and War, 1908-1918
Incorporating the Kurds
Redrawing the Map: The Partition of Ottoman Kurdistan
The Kurds, Britain and Iraq
Incorporating Turkey's Kurds
The Kurds under Reza Shah
Ethno-nationalism in Iran
Tribe or Ethnicity? The Mahabad Republic
Iran: Creating a National Movement
Subjects of the Shi'i Republic
Ethno-nationalism in Iraq
The Birth of a Nationalist Movement under Hashimite Rule
The Kurds in Revolutionary Iraq
The Kurds under the Baath, 1968-1975
The Road to Genocide, 1975-1988
Uprising and Self-rule
Ethno-nationalism in Turkey
The Kurdish National Revival in Turkey, 1946-1979
The PKK and the Mass Movement
The Kurds in Exile: building the nation
The Treaty of Sevres
The Kurds of Syria
The Kurds of Lebanon
The Kurds of the Caucasus
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