Historical Dictionary of the Kurds by Michael M. GunterHistorical Dictionary of the Kurds by Michael M. Gunter

Historical Dictionary of the Kurds

byMichael M. Gunter

Hardcover | December 27, 2003

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This is the first volume in the Historical Dictionaries of People and Cultures series. It deals with the Kurds, the largest nation on Earth without its own independent state. Consisting of maps, a list of acronyms and abbreviations, a chronology of Kurdish history, an introductory essay on the Kurds, a dictionary containing several hundred entries on various aspects of the Kurdish experience, and an extensive bibliography. Scholars, government officials, news media, and the general reader will find this an accessible guide.
Michael M. Gunter is a professor of political science at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, Tennessee. Professor Gunter is the author of a number of scholarly acclaimed books dealing with the Kurds.
Title:Historical Dictionary of the KurdsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 8.7 × 5.54 × 0.98 inPublished:December 27, 2003Publisher:Scarecrow PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0810848708

ISBN - 13:9780810848702

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Editor's Foreword Chapter 2 Maps Chapter 3 Preface Chapter 4 Acronyms and Abbreviations Chapter 5 Chronology Chapter 6 Introduction Chapter 7 THE DICTIONARY Chapter 8 Bibliography Chapter 9 About the Author

Editorial Reviews

This is a very original and scholarly volume, whose entries are generally exhaustive and with detailed information....the deep and accurate work done in gathering information on the entries of this political dictionary is to be greatly appreciated, and this volume is also a necessary support for libraries and those interested in the Near and Middle East.