The Kurds : nation building in a fragmented homeland

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  • Creator edited by Ofra Bengio
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication First edition. Austin : University of Texas Press, [2014]
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource
  • ISBNs 9780292763005, 029276300X, 9780292758131, 0292758138
  • OCLC ocn891081242


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Introduction / Ofra Bengio -- Kurdish Nationalism in Comparative Perspective / Benyamin Neuberger -- Historical Setting: The Roots of Modern Kurdish Nationalism / Michael Eppel -- The Dual Relationship between Kurdish Tribalism and Nationalism / Eli Amarilyo -- Kurdish Integration in Iraq: The Paradoxes of Nation Formation and Nation Building / Sherko Kirmanj -- The Evolution of National Identity and the Constitution-Drafting Process in the Kurdistan-Iraq Region / Rachel Kantz Feder -- Forging an Iraqi-Kurdish Identity: A Case Study of Kurdish Novelists Writing in Arabic / Ronen Zeidel -- A Tale of Political Consciousness: The Rise of a Nonviolent Kurdish Political Movement in Turkey / Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak -- The Role of Language in the Evolution of Kurdish National Identity in Turkey / Duygu Atlas -- The Kurdish Women in Turkey: Nation Building and the Struggle for Gender Parity / Heidi Basch-Harod -- The Kurds in Syria: Caught between the Struggle for Civil Equality and the Search for National Identity / Eyal Zisser -- Toward a Generational Rupture within the Kurdish Movement in Syria? / Jordi Tejel -- The Kurds in Iran: The Quest for Identity / Nader Entessar -- The Nostalgic Republic: The Kurdish Republic of 1946 and Its Effect on Kurdish Identity and Nation Building in Iran / Hussein Tahiri -- Conclusion: The Kurdish Momentum / Ofra Bengio -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Contributors -- Index
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