Into Kurdistan

Frontiers Under Fire

Sheri Laizer

Into Kurdistan

Sheri Laizer

Distributed for Zed Books

150 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5 | © 1991  
Paper $40.95 ISBN: 9780862328993 Published May 1991 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
List of Abbreviations
Foreword by Peter Gabriel
Introduction: The Kurds, Cinderella of Liberation Movements by Helga Graham

Part 1
1. Turkish Kurdistan: Feudal Provinces and Prohibition Zones
2. Headlines: Brigands, Troubadours and the Secret Police
3. Tales of the Djinn and the Dangers of the Evil Eye
4. The South-east Road to Kurdistan: Rituals of State
5. ‘Yol’: The Way
6. Village Rhythms and Women’s Work
7. Fidelity, Honour and Death: The Cross of Kurdish Women
8. Kars: A Citadel at the Crossroads
9. City Life Among the Kurds

Part 2
10. Beyond the Tribe: Developing New Relationships
11. Peace and Stability?
12. Update: Formidable Constraints on the Kurds

Appendices
Selective Bibliography
Index
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