Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ARA3140: The Kurds: History and Politics

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

van Bruinessen, Martin (1992), Agha, sheikh and State: The Social and Political Structures of Kurdistan, Zed Books: London & New Jersey. McDowall, David (1996), A Modern History of the Kurds, London: I.B. Tauris. 
Stansfield, Gareth (2003), Iraqi Kurdistan: Political Development and Emergent Democracy, London & New York: Routledge 
Curzon. Vali, Abbas (ed.) (2003), Essays on the Origins of Kurdish Nationalism, Costa Mesa: Mazda. 
Mojab, Shahrzad (2001), Women of a Non-State Nation: The Kurds, Costa Mesa: Mazda. 
Ollson, Robert (1989), The Emergence of Kurdish Nationalism and the Sheikh Said Rebellion, 1880-1925, Texas: University of Texas Press.