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Ainkawa Students
Ainkawa Students

Young students in 2011 headed to school in Ainkawa, Iraqi Kurdistan. (Photo by author.)

Anglo-Iraqi Treaty of 1922
Anglo-Iraqi Treaty of 1922
Armenian Massacre Satirical Cartoon
Armenian Massacre Satirical Cartoon
Atatürk
Atatürk

Featuring Mustafa Kemal Atatürk on the 1923 cover, Time magazine’s cover reads, “Where is a Turk his own master?” (left). Turkish workers carrying the bronze head of an Atatürk statue in 1933 (right).

Bedir Khan Beg
Bedir Khan Beg
Congress of Berlin
Congress of Berlin
Diyarbakir Women
Diyarbakir Women
Duhok, Kurdistan
Duhok, Kurdistan

Iraqi Kurdistan celebrated the Kurdish horse in 2011 with four statues. (Photo by author.)

Erbil
Erbil
Halabja Graves
Halabja Graves
Hoşap Castle
Hoşap Castle

The Hoşap castle in Van Province, eastern Turkey, in 2009.

Krak des Chevaliers
Krak des Chevaliers
Kurdish Cavalry Review
Kurdish Cavalry Review
Kurdish Fighters
Kurdish Fighters

Created in 2013, Women’s Protection Units or Women’s Defense Units (YPJ) are an all-female Kurdish militia actively fighting in Northern Syria (left). Formally established in 2011, the People’s Protection Units or People’s Defense Units (YPG) are a mixed-sex militia consisting primarily of ethnic Kurds (right).

Kurdish Girl
Kurdish Girl
Kurdish Protesters
Kurdish Protesters
Kurdish Resistance
Kurdish Resistance
Kurdish-Inhabited Areas
Kurdish-Inhabited Areas
Kurdistan Cigarette Card
Kurdistan Cigarette Card
Kurdistani Christian Suburb
Kurdistani Christian Suburb
Kurdistani Market
Kurdistani Market

A market in Iraqi Kurdistan in 2011. (Photo by author.)

Pira Delal Bridge
Pira Delal Bridge

Built in c.750, the Pira Delal bridge crosses over the Khabur river in Zakho, Iraqi Kurdistan.

PKK Supporters
PKK Supporters
Postcards
Postcards

“Long live the fatherland, long live the nation, long live liberty,” is declared in Ottoman Turkish and Bulgarian (left), Greek (center), and French (right) on three separate postcards from 1908 that commemorate the Young Turk Revolution.

Pro-Kurdistan Rally
Pro-Kurdistan Rally
Sultan Vahideddin (Mehmed VI)
Sultan Vahideddin (Mehmed VI)
The New York Times
The New York Times
Traditional Attire
Traditional Attire
Treaty of Lausanne
Treaty of Lausanne
UK Armenia Poster
UK Armenia Poster
Wilsonian Armenia Postage Stamp
Wilsonian Armenia Postage Stamp
Yeni Cami
Yeni Cami