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Iran: Kurdistan

(see also Iraq: Kurdistan & Turkey: Kurdistan)

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CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators.

World Guide

On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Unrepresented Nations & Peoples Organization (UNPO).

In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Hamzeh'ee, M. Reza. The Yaresan: A Sociological, Historical, and Religio-Historical Study of a Kurdish Community (Berlin: K. Schwarz, 1990).

Olson, Robert. . The Kurdish Question & Turkish-Iranian Relations, from World War I to 1998 (Costa Mesa CA: Mazda, 1998).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Blackboards" [2002], dir. Samira Makhmalbaf, ?m. Itinerant teachers in Iranian Kurdistan.

"Marooned in Iraq" [2003], dir. Bahman Ghobadi ?m.

"A Time for Drunken Horses" [2000], dir. Bahman Ghobadi (2000). Iranian Kurds, who live by smuggling domestic goods through forbidding terrain laced with landmines, join forces to get their handicapped brother to a place where he can undergo life-saving surgery.


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