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My Father's Rifle: A Childhood in Kurdistan
My Father's Rifle: A Childhood in Kurdistan
by Hiner Saleem
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This beautiful, spare, autobiographical narrative tells of the life of a Kurd named Azad as he grows to manhood in Iraq during the 1960s and 1970s. Azad is born into a vibrant village culture that hopes for a free Kurdish future. He loves his mother's... (read more)

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Elvis Is Titanic: Classroom Tales from the Other Iraq
Elvis Is Titanic: Classroom Tales from the Other Iraq
by Ian Klaus
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In the spring of 2005, Klaus traveled from Turkey to Salahaddin University in Arbil, the largest city in Iraqi Kurdistan. This is his poignant, funny, and uplifting story of the semester he spent there teaching U.S. history and English in the thick of... (read more)

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Kurds of Iraq
Kurds of Iraq
by Michael Hegener
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The Kurds of Iraq have been making headlines for many decades: in the eighties and early nineties mostly as victims of brutal suppression, in the mid-nineties as victims of each other's heavy in-fighting, and since then mainly through their success in... (read more)

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Elvis Is Titanic: Classroom Tales from Iraqi Kurdistan
Elvis Is Titanic: Classroom Tales from Iraqi Kurdistan
by Ian Klaus
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In the spring of 2005, Ian Klaus, a twenty-six-year-old Rhodes Scholar, traveled eight hours from Turkey, via broken-down taxi and armed convoy, to reach Salahaddin University in Arbil, the largest city in Iraqi Kurdistan. Elvis Is Titanic is the... (read more)

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Invisible Nation: How the Kurds' Quest for Statehood Is Shaping Iraq and the Middle East
Invisible Nation: How the Kurds' Quest for Statehood Is Shaping Iraq and the Middle East
by David Lawrence
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The dramatic story of the Kurds and their quest to create a nation—essential 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... (read more)

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Magyar Nevelestortenet Forrasai, #439: The Jews of Kurdistan
Magyar Nevelestortenet Forrasai, #439: The Jews of Kurdistan
by Ora Shwartz Beeri
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Published in Israel in a Hebrew edition, this extraordinary translation brings to life the ethnic and cultural history of Kurdish Jews.... (read more)

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A Thousand Sighs, a Thousand Revolts: Journeys in Kurdistan
A Thousand Sighs, a Thousand Revolts: Journeys in Kurdistan
by Christiane Bird
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Hell Is Over: Voices of the Kurds After Saddam, an Oral History
Hell Is Over: Voices of the Kurds After Saddam, an Oral History
by Mike Tucker
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As Saddam Hussein goes to trial, a chilling testimony to his unrelenting brutality.... (read more)

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After Such Knowledge, What Forgiveness?: My Encounters with Kurdistan
After Such Knowledge, What Forgiveness?: My Encounters with Kurdistan
by Jonathan Randal
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Years ago, noting that Kurds—the largest ethnic group in the world without their own country—were involved in every major story he covered in Iran, Israel, Turkey, Lebanon, and Iraq, veteran reporter Jonathan Randal decided to produce this... (read more)

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Love in a Torn Land: Joanna of Kurdistan: The True Story of a Freedom Fighter's Escape from Iraqi Vengeance
Love in a Torn Land: Joanna of Kurdistan: The True Story of a Freedom Fighter's Escape from Iraqi Vengeance
by Jean P Sasson
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In this incredible true love story, bestselling author Jean Sasson shares Joanna al-Askari's personal journey of fear and fortitude through a Baghdad childhood and life as a Kurdish freedom fighter during the Iran-Iraq War. Inspiring and unforgettable... (read more)

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The Kurds: A People in Search of Their Homeland
The Kurds: A People in Search of Their Homeland
by Kevin Mckiernan
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Kevin McKiernan has reported on the Kurds of Iraq, Iran, Turkey, and Syria since 1991, but he began his career as a journalist in the 1970s covering armed confrontations by Native Americans. In The Kurds: A People in Search of Their Homeland he draws... (read more)

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A Thousand Sighs, a Thousand Revolts: Journeys in Kurdistan
A Thousand Sighs, a Thousand Revolts: Journeys in Kurdistan
by Christiane Bird
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Though the Kurds played a major military and tactical role in the United States' recent war with Iraq, most of us know little about this fiercely independent, long-marginalized people. Now acclaimed journalist Christiane Bird, who riveted readers with... (read more)

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No friends but the mountains :the tragic history of the Kurds
No friends but the mountains :the tragic history of the Kurds
by John Bulloch
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As American tanks came to a halt on the Euphrates at the close of the war against Saddam Hussein, President Bush called on the oppressed peoples of Iraq to rise up against their ruler. Thousands of peshmerga (Kurdish guerrillas) responded, seizing the... (read more)

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As Strong As the Mountains: a Kurdish Cultural Journey (07 Edition)
As Strong As the Mountains: a Kurdish Cultural Journey (07 Edition)
by Robert L. Brenneman
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The Kurdish question and Turkish-Iranian relations :from World War I to 1998
The Kurdish question and Turkish-Iranian relations :from World War I to 1998
by Robert Olson
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Kurdistan: Crafting of National Selves
Kurdistan: Crafting of National Selves
by Christopher Houston
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Kurdistan provides an introduction to and a succinct history of the idea of Kurdistan, the imagined homeland of the Kurds. Christopher Houston examines the historiography, ethnography, and changing political status of the Kurdish regions vis-... (read more)

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Kurdish War
Kurdish War
by David Adamson
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Children of the Jinn: in Search of the Kurds & Their Country
Children of the Jinn: in Search of the Kurds & Their Country
by Margaret Kahn
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Kurdistan
Kurdistan
by N Kasraian
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Iraq's Crime of Genocide: The Anfal Campaign Against the Kurds
Iraq's Crime of Genocide: The Anfal Campaign Against the Kurds
by Middle East Watch
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