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A Small Key Can Open a Large Door: The Rojava Revolution (Paperback)

A Small Key Can Open a Large Door: The Rojava Revolution By Strangers in a Tangled Wilderness (Editor) Cover Image


There's a revolution going on in northern Syria, one that challenges everything we know about government and society and freedom. With centuries of ethnic oppression behind them, their backs against the embargo wall of Turkey, and the ruthless forces of the Islamic State laying siege to their cities, the people of Rojava are trying what might be the most ambitious social experiment of our times. Two-and-a-half million people are trying to live without a nationstate, using direct democracy to build a society ruled from the bottom up. As the Syrian civil war rages, the Kurds and other ethnic groups of Rojava fight for autonomy, feminism, ecological stewardship, cooperative economics, and ethnic, linguistic, and religious pluralism.
It behooves us to understand their struggle as best we can. This book, compiling the words of militia members and academics alike, lays out the Rojava Revolution in plain language.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781938660177
ISBN-10: 193866017X
Publisher: Strangers in a Tangled Wilderness
Publication Date: March 1st, 2015
Pages: 180
Language: English

by Dr. Radut