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Jewish subjects and their tribal chieftains in Kurdistan : a study in survival

Author: Mordechai Zaken
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007.
Series: Jewish identities in a changing world, v. 9.
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This volume deals with the experience and the position of non-tribal Jewish subjects and their relationships with their tribal chieftains (aghas) in urban centers and villages in Kurdistan. It is  Read more...

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Zaken, Mordechai.
Jewish subjects and their tribal chieftains in Kurdistan.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007
(DLC) 2007037039
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mordechai Zaken
ISBN: 9789047422129 9047422120 9004161902 9789004161900
OCLC Number: 646789877
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 375 pages) : illustrations, map.
Contents: pt. 1. Urban Jews and their tribal aghas --
pt. 2. Rural Jews and their tribal aghas --
pt. 3. Some aspects of daily and personal life --
pt. 4. The last generation in Kurdistan : between WWI and the immigration to Israel.
Series Title: Jewish identities in a changing world, v. 9.
Responsibility: by Mordechai Zaken.

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Jews in Iraqi Kurdistan and the Kurdish tribal society

by MihmedBerzenji (WorldCat user published 2013-06-22) Excellent Permalink
The book of Dr. Mordechai Zaken is the most important book written on the Jews of Kurdistan. In fact, this book unveils the types and characteristics of the relations between tribal Kurdish Muslim chieftains, (called "aghas") and their Jewish subjects and protégés. It concentrates on several Kurdish...
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The Jews of Kurdistan - a historical salvation study

by JOSHALTMAN (WorldCat user published 2013-07-07) Excellent Permalink

Mordecai Zaken has provided an enormous service to all those interested in Jewish Kurdish history and the status of minorities in the Middle East. It not only makes an invaluable resource for specialists (as the title of the book seems to imply) but the intimate stories he retells after hundreds...
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Jews and Tribal Kurds in Iraqi Kurdistan during the 20th century

by SharuBanDizeyi (WorldCat user published 2011-03-12) Excellent Permalink

 

The book by Mordechai Zaken has been seen as a major contribution to the study of the recent history of the region of Iraqi Bahdinan (Kurdistan) and a significant contribution to the history...
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