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Title Rediscovering Kurdistan's cultures and identities : the call of the cricket / Joanna Bocheńska, editor.

Published Cham : Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Palgrave studies in cultural heritage and conflict
Palgrave studies in cultural heritage and conflict.
Springer Literature, Cultural and Media Studies eBooks 2018 English+International
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Intro; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Abbreviations; List of Pictures; Chapter 1: Introduction; 1.1 The Call oftheCricket: Withinand Beyond Postcolonialism; 1.2 Transcription andGeographical Locations; 1.3 Kurdistan andIts Inhabitants; 1.3.1 Land, People andReligious Traditions; 1.3.2 Pre-Modern History; 1.3.3 Bakur (Northern Kurdistan). Kurds inTurkey; 1.3.4 Başur (Southern Kurdistan). Kurds inIraq; 1.3.5 Rojhilat (Eastern Kurdistan). Kurds inIran; 1.3.6 Rojava (Western Kurdistan). Kurds inSyria; 1.3.7 Kurds andYezidis intheSouth Caucasus
1.3.8 Kurdish DiasporaReferences; Chapter 2: Between Honour andDignity: Kurdish Literary andCinema Narratives andTheir Attempt toRethink Identity andResistance; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Honour andDignity: TheAbility toRisk andHonour Human Life; 2.3 Perceiving Humanity: Literary andCinema Narratives andtheMoral Imagination; 2.4 The Discreet Harm ofDehumanisation: Why Do WeNeed theVoice ofKurdish Culture toBeMore Audible?; 2.5 Brave Hero andFaithful Woman: TheTraditional Kurdish Codes ofHonour; 2.6 God-Love Idea
2.7 Honourable National Struggle: Rehîm Qazî's Pêşmerge asaLiterary Attempt toRedefine Honour withRegard totheKurdish Nation2.8 Love asSympathy andAttention TowardsOthers: Paving theWay forModern Moral Imagination; 2.9 How Do WeLove Satan and'Others'? Kurdish Literature's Attention toAnti-Heroes, Enemies andNon-Muslims; 2.10 What toDo withanUnfaithful Wife? Promoting New Moral Choices intheFilms Yol45 andMarooned inIraq; 2.11 Conclusions; References; Films; Chapter 3: The Socio-Political Role ofModern Kurdish Cultural Institutions; 3.1 Introduction
3.2 Identifying Kurdish Cultural Institutions3.3 Organisational Field intheKurdistan Region ofIraq; 3.4 Organisational Field inNorth Kurdistan; 3.5 General Issues; 3.5.1 Revival ofLanguage; 3.5.2 Restoration ofHeritage; 3.5.3 Promoting Cultural Production inUrbanandRuralSpaces; 3.5.4 Giving Voice toMinorities; 3.5.5 Gender Equality; 3.5.6 Cultural Education; 3.6 Conclusions; References; Chapter 4: Countering Othering: Social Negotiations ofIdentity Among New Kurdish Migrants inIstanbul; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Istanbul asaKurdish Cultural andPolitical Centre
4.3 Waves ofInternal Migrations inTurkey andTheir Impact onKurds4.4 Kurdish Identities inTurkey and'Othering'; 4.5 Various Dimensions ofIdentity Negotiations; 4.6 Conclusions; References; Chapter 5: Translation, Power andDomination: ThePostcolonial Explorations oftheBible intheKurdish Context; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Missionary Narrations andtheBible inKurdish: Theoretical Considerations; 5.3 Bible Translation as'a Travelling Idea': FromConstantinople toTabriz; 5.4 Translation andKnowledge: TheMissionary 'Discovery' oftheKurds
Other author Bocheńska, Joanna, editor.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Postcolonialism -- Kurdistan.
Kurdistan -- Social life and customs.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783319930886 (electronic bk.)
3319930885 (electronic bk.)