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Christiane Bird

Originally posted July 2004

A Thousand Sighs, A Thousand Revolts

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The largest ethnic group in the world without a state of their own are the Kurds. Some 25,000,000 of them are scattered across several countries of the Middle East, famously including northern Iraq. Now travel writer Christiane Bird attempts to capture in one narrative the history of the people who long to be masters of their own lands.

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