Kurdistan: in the shadow of history
A magnificent photographic history of the Kurdish people and their struggle for independence and survival over the past 125 years, gathered by one of America's foremost photojournalists. In bringing together these dispersed pieces, Susan Meiselas allows history to speak for itself through the words of freedom fighters, missionaries, spies, politicians, and princes. Over 400 photos.
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In this book Susan Meiselas uses a powerful combination of visual and narrative to tell a story about the Kurds who have been marginalised by the new nation states in the region. The West also has helped to complete the Kurdish project, the Book shows.
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This "coffee table"-type book is actually more like a glossy, over-sized textbook on Kurdish history and identity from the 1870s until the 2000s. It is filled with historical photographs, excerpts ...
After Such Knowledge, what Forgiveness?: My Encounters with Kurdistan
Jonathan C. Randal
Limited preview - 1998
FROM EMPIRES TO NATIONSTATES
A Kurdish State
Order Restored in Iraq
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