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Meiselas, Susan
Kurdistan : in the shadow of history / Susan Meiselas ; with historical introductions and a new postscript by Martin van Bruinessen
2nd ed
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  DS59.K86 M44 2008    AVAILABLE
 Armenian Research Center  DS59.K86 M44 2008 OVERSIZED    CALL 593-5181
Subject Kurdistan -- Pictorial works
Subject(s) Kurds -- Pictorial works
Physical Description xvii, 429, [25] p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 32 cm
Note ACCESS: Armenian Research Center copy may only be used at the Armenian Research Center ; please call 313 593-5181 for Center hours
Includes bibliographical references (p. 395) and index
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
Series Armenian Research Center collection
Alternate Author Bruinessen, Martin van

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