The Zaza Kurds of Turkey: A Middle Eastern Minority in a Globalised Society

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Turkey, a country at the very intersection between Europe and the Middle East, is comprised of a plethora of ethnicities and minority groups. There is however very little official data about many of its chief minorities. The Zazas are one such group: a Kurdish people speaking the Zaza dialect, and living as a distinct people in the eastern Anatolian provinces. In this book, Mehmed S. Kaya investigates all aspects of Zaza life: kinship, economy, culture, identity, gender relations, patriarchy and religion. His fieldwork ...

The Zaza Kurds of Turkey: A Middle Eastern Minority in a Globalised Society 2011, I. B. Tauris & Company

ISBN-13: 9781845118754

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