(see also Iraq: Kurdistan & Turkey: Kurdistan)
CIA World Factbook. Includes map.
On the Web: Specialized Sites
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).
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In the Library: Photography
"Blackboards" , dir. Samira Makhmalbaf, ?m. Itinerant teachers in Iranian Kurdistan.
"Marooned in Iraq" , dir. Bahman Ghobadi ?m.
"A Time for Drunken Horses" , 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.