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A road unforeseen : women fight the Islamic State / Meredith Tax ; photographs by Joey L.

Tax, Meredith (author.). L., Joey (Lawrence) (photographer.).

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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,
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Columbia Gorge Community College Library 956.91042 TAX 2015 (Text) 39705000057215 New Book Shelf Book None 08/17/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1942658109
  • ISBN: 9781942658108
  • Physical Description: 335 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Bellevue Literary Press, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-319) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
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,
Subject: Militia movements > Syria.
Women soldiers > Syria.
Syria > History > Civil War, 2011-

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