The Miracle of the Kurds: : a remarkable story of hope reborn in Northern Iraq

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The story of one American's Quixote-like vision for Kurdistan following Saddam's barbarous attacks of the early 1990s - encouraging the Kurds to build one of the most remarkable, hopeful, and prosperous cultures in not just the Middle East but the world.
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display_description They are the largest people group in the world without a homeland of their own. Despised and persecuted the world over, they even call themselves "the people without a friend." Saddam Hussein tried to wipe them from the face of the earth, killing several hundred thousand of them in the attempt. Their sufferings have become legend. They are the Kurds, descendants of the ancient Medes best known today from the pages of the Bible—inhabitants of what the world now calls Northern Iraq. Yet today the Kurds are rebuilding so brilliantly from war and oppression that even their enemies call it "a miracle." Six star hotels stand where bombs once fell, shopping malls and gleaming schools rise where massacres once occurred. National Geographic and Conde Nast have listed modern "Kurdistan" as a "must-see" tourist destination.
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subject_facet Economic history, Kurdistan, Kurdistan -- History, Kurdistan -- Politics and government, Kurdistān (Iraq) -- Economic conditions -- 21st century, Kurdistān (Iraq) -- History -- 21st century, Kurdistān (Iraq) -- Politics and government -- 21st century, Kurds, Kurds -- History -- 21st century, National characteristics, Kurdish
title_display The Miracle of the Kurds : a remarkable story of hope reborn in Northern Iraq
title_full The Miracle of the Kurds : a remarkable story of hope reborn in Northern Iraq Mansfield, Stephen., The Miracle of the Kurds A Remarkable Story of Hope Reborn In Northern Iraq, The miracle of the Kurds : a remarkable story of hope reborn in northern Iraq [electronic resource] / Stephen Mansfield
title_short The Miracle of the Kurds
title_sub : a remarkable story of hope reborn in Northern Iraq
topic_facet Economic conditions, Economic history, History, Kurds, National characteristics, Kurdish, Nonfiction, Politics, Politics and government