The Political Geography of Kurdistan

  title={The Political Geography of Kurdistan},
  author={Carl Thor Dahlman},
  journal={Eurasian Geography and Economics},
  pages={271 - 299}
  • C. Dahlman
  • Published 1 June 2002
  • Sociology
  • Eurasian Geography and Economics
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