A road unforeseen : women fight the Islamic State / Meredith Tax ; photographs by Joey L.
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Summary:Recounts the history of the Syrian Rojava Kurds, a democratic secular society whose all-women militia was instrumental in the mountaintop rescue of tens of thousands of civilians besieged by the Islamic State in Iraq,
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|Columbia Gorge Community College Library||956.91042 TAX 2015 (Text)||39705000057215||New Book Shelf||Book||None||08/17/2021||Available||-|
- ISBN: 1942658109
- ISBN: 9781942658108
- Physical Description: 335 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
- Publisher: New York : Bellevue Literary Press, 2016.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-319) and index.
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Introduction: A road unforeseen -- The Kurds -- Separated at birth -- Insurrection and genocide -- The people take up the struggle -- Kurdish women rising -- Democratic autonomy in Turkey and Syria -- The battle of Kobane and its backlash -- The birth of Daesh -- Daesh vs. Kobane -- War and peace in Turkey -- Coda: Some questions remain.
Recounts the history of the Syrian Rojava Kurds, a democratic secular society whose all-women militia was instrumental in the mountaintop rescue of tens of thousands of civilians besieged by the Islamic State in Iraq,
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