: Kurdistan: Crafting of National Selves (9780253220509) : Christopher Houston : Books
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Kurdistan: Crafting Of National Selves

by Christopher Houston
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  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Publishing date: 20080717
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-13: 9780253220509
  • ISBN: 0253220505


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-à-vis the Ottoman and British empires, and considers the responses of Kurds to the nation-building missions of modern Turkey, Iraq, and Iran. These projects, driven by ambitious elites in the modernizing capitals of new nation-states, were accompanied by varying degrees of intolerance toward minority ethnic languages, political institutions, and regional autonomy.

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