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The sad plight of rural women in Iraqi Kurdistan


Introduction to Sorani Kurdish

This book will be available through Amazon after May 23.
Introduction to Sorani Kurdish:The Principal Kurdish Dialect spoken in the Regions of Northern Iraq and Western Iran
Authored by Livingston T. Merchant PhD

List Price:$15.00 6" x 9" (15.24 x 22.86 cm) 
Black & White on White paper
138 pages ISBN-13: 978-1483969268 (CreateSpace-Assigned)
ISBN-10: 1483969266
BISAC: Language Arts & Disciplines / General This basic textbook is an introduction to the Sorani dialect of Kurdish. It contains dialogues, vocabularies, elementary grammar, and exercises. The basic sentences are written in Latini, the romanized script, and also in Sorani Kurdo-Arabic for the convenience of a tutor or teacher.
     Available on and Amazon Europe

Sample Chapter:

Lesson 15 – Women in Kurdish Society

John brings up a very sensitive topic: the question of the position of women in Kurdish society. Sarkawt explains that this is related to deeply ingrained traditional and religious practices. Women in…