Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2019

224 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9781849045612

Bookseller Code (1A)

Islamic State, the Kurds and the Future of Iraq

Gareth Stansfield

A Hurst Publication

  • Considers what Islamic State means for the Kurds and the future of Iraq itself
  • Charts recent events and places them in a wider historical context
  • Focuses on the story of the Kurds and how they were able to secure their territory within the wake of the ISIS threat
  • A timely account of the rise of the Kurds in response to the eruption of Islamic State and the growing fragmentation of Iraq