Martin van Bruinessen, Agha, Shaikh and State:
On the Social and Political Organization of Kurdistan
Ph.D. thesis, Utrecht University, 1978.


Title page

Table of Contents, Lists of illustrations, and Preface

Introduction and Chapter 1: General information on Kurdistan

Chapter 2: Tribes, chieftains and non-tribal groups

Chapter 3: Tribes and the state

Chapter 4: Shaikhs: mystics, saints and politicians

Chapter 5: ŞÍx SeÓdís revolt

Chapter 6 Concluding remarks

Endnotes and Glossary


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