The Other Kurds: Yazidis in Colonial Iraq (Library of Modern Middle East Studies v. 14)

The Other Kurds: Yazidis in Colonial Iraq (Library of Modern Middle East Studies v. 14)

By: Nelida Fuccaro (author)Hardback

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Part 1 Tribe, sect and state: Kurdish tribes and Yazidi religion; the Yazidi polity of northern Iraq; the Yazidi Kurds and the state -Ottoman reform. Part 2 Communities and tribes: Yazidis and Christians; inter-communalism; the Yazidi tribes; tribes, traders and resources; land dispute during the Mandate. Part 3 Colonial rule: colonial rule and rural communities; tribal policies in Sinjar; the Iraq administration and the Christian question; tribal affairs - the 1925 disturbances; tribal authority. Part 4 Tribes, borders and nation building: the RAF and the Mosul dispute; the border between Iraq and Syria - Anglo-French policy; border disturbances - Yazidis and Bedouins; Kurdish trans-regional identities. Part 5 Inter-communal strife and political mobilization: communities, the League of Nations and minorities; attempts at Yazidi religious reform - the anti-emirate of Sinjar; the paradigm of the peacock; the politicisation of communalism; the Christian nation and the Iraqi Yazidis.

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  • ISBN13: 9781860641701
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9781860641701
  • ISBN10: 1860641709

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