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Blood and Belief: The PKK and the Kurdish fight for independence. Aliza Marcus.

Marcus, Aliza, (author.).

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(excerpt from A Note to Readers)"This book is based on extensive interviews with former members of the Turkish Kurdish rebel group the PKK. These interviews enabled me to reconstruct the history of the PKK, track its guerrilla war, and explore the rise of a more radical, Kurdish nationalist sentiment in Turkey.At the same time, speaking with these former rebels and party officials gamve me real insight into the group's internal functioning and what motivated so many young Kurdish men and women to join the PKK-a group denounced by the United States, Turkey, and much of Europe as a terrorist group......."
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Columbia Gorge Community College Library 956.6703 MARCUS 2017 (Text) 39705000045988 New Book Shelf Book None 04/06/2021 Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780814795873
  • Physical Description: 351 pages : black/white photographs ; 24cm
  • Publisher: New York New York University Press [c2017].

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General Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index; Note to readers; acronyms; intro; prologue;conclusion;timeline;notes;about the author;
Summary, etc.:
(excerpt from A Note to Readers)"This book is based on extensive interviews with former members of the Turkish Kurdish rebel group the PKK. These interviews enabled me to reconstruct the history of the PKK, track its guerrilla war, and explore the rise of a more radical, Kurdish nationalist sentiment in Turkey.At the same time, speaking with these former rebels and party officials gamve me real insight into the group's internal functioning and what motivated so many young Kurdish men and women to join the PKK-a group denounced by the United States, Turkey, and much of Europe as a terrorist group......."
Aliza Marcus is formerly an international correspondent for The Boston Globe. She covered the PKK for more than eight years, first as a freelance reporter for the Christian Science Monitor and later as a staff writer for Reuters, receiving a National Press Club Award for her reporting. She is also a recipient of a MacArthur Foundation grant for her work.
Subject: Abdullah Ocalan.
Kurds and the PKK-
Genre: PKK (Partiya Karkeren Kurdistan) Kurdistan Workers' Party.
Summary: (excerpt from A Note to Readers)"This book is based on extensive interviews with former members of the Turkish Kurdish rebel group the PKK. These interviews enabled me to reconstruct the history of the PKK, track its guerrilla war, and explore the rise of a more radical, Kurdish nationalist sentiment in Turkey.At the same time, speaking with these former rebels and party officials gamve me real insight into the group's internal functioning and what motivated so many young Kurdish men and women to join the PKK-a group denounced by the United States, Turkey, and much of Europe as a terrorist group......."
Aliza Marcus is formerly an international correspondent for The Boston Globe. She covered the PKK for more than eight years, first as a freelance reporter for the Christian Science Monitor and later as a staff writer for Reuters, receiving a National Press Club Award for her reporting. She is also a recipient of a MacArthur Foundation grant for her work.

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