- Agha, Shaikh and State [Anglais, Schoonhoven, 1978]
- Agha, Shaikh and State [Anglais, London, 1992]
- Aga, Şeyh ve Devlet: Kürdisîan'ın Sosyal ve Politik Örgütlenmesi [Turc, Ankara, ]
- Agha, Scheich und Staat: Politik und Gesellschaft Kurdistans [Allemand, Berlin, 1989]
Agha, Shaikh and State
Martin van Bruinessen
Martin van Bruinessen was born at Schoonhoven on July 10, 1946. Secondary education (gymnasium ) at the Christelijk Lyceum, Gouda. In 1964 he enrolled at the State University of Utrecht, where he studied mathematics and physics, since 1966 also social anthropology. In 1971 he took his master's degree ("doctoraalexamen") in theoretical physics, cum laude. Previously, in 1970, he had taken a "candidaats" degree in anthropology. From 1971 to 1973 he taught mathematics at a secondary school in Utrecht, then travelled a little. The research for this thesis was carried out from mid-1974 to mid-1976, as a research fellow of the Netherlands Organization for the Advancement of Pure Research (Z.W.O.).