The Kurds: An Encyclopedia of Life, Culture, and Society

by
Sebastian Maiseleditor

Sebastian Maisel, PhD, is associate professor of Arabic and Middle East studies at Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

The Kurds: An Encyclopedia of Life, Culture, and Society

20180630

ABC-CLIO

Pages 392
Topics Geography and World Cultures

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The Kurds: An Encyclopedia of Life, Culture, and Society

Author(s): Sebastian Maisel, Editor
Contributors: Maisel, Sebastian;
Abstract:

This indispensable resource for Western readers about the Kurds—an ancient indigenous group that exemplifies diversity in the Middle East—examines their history, politics, economics, and social structure.


• Supplies a thorough examination of the Kurds, a people that are of great interest and relevance to the general public because of their successful campaign against the Islamic State

• Offers a local, regional, and global perspective on important current Middle Eastern issues through the context of the Kurdish people

• Underscores how the Kurds stand for diversity and pluralism in an otherwise homogeneous Middle East

• Enables readers to develop a much better understanding of U.S. involvement in the Middle East

• Includes entries written by a team of international contributors, including many Kurdish scholars

Editor(s): Maisel, Sebastian;
SortTitle: kurds: an encyclopedia of life, culture, and society
Keyword(s): Geography and World Cultures
Author Info:
Sebastian Maiseleditor

Sebastian Maisel, PhD, is associate professor of Arabic and Middle East studies at Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

eISBN-13: 9781440842573
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440842566
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Pages: 392
Publication Date: 20180630