Postgraduate Module Descriptor
ARAM147: The Kurds: History and Politics
This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 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.
Bajalan, Djene, Karimi, Sara Kandi (2014) The Kurds and their History: New Perspectives. Special issue of Iranian Studies, 47 (5).
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.
Mojab, Shahrzad (2001), Women of a Non-State Nation: The Kurds, Costa Mesa: Mazda.
Stansfield, Gareth and Shareef Mohammed (2017) The Kurdish Question Revisited, London: Hurst.
Olson, Robert (1989), The Emergence of Kurdish Nationalism and the Sheikh Said Rebellion, 1880-1925, Texas: University of Texas Press.
Vali, Abbas (ed.) (2003), Essays on the Origins of Kurdish Nationalism, Costa Mesa: Mazda.
Watts, Nicole (2010) Activists in office. Kurdish politics and protest in Turkey, Seattle, University of Washington Press.