the history of afghanistan

Book Title : The History of Afghanistan 6 vol set
Author : Robert McChesney
Publisher : BRILL
Release Date : 2012-12-19
Pages : 3180
ISBN : 9789004234987
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The Sir?j al-taw?r?kh is the most important history of Afghanistan ever written. This pinnacle of the rich Afghan historiographic tradition is available in English translation, annotated, fully indexed, including an introduction, eight appendices, Persian-English and English-Persian glossaries, and bibliography.

Book Title : A Concise History of Afghanistan in 25 Volumes
Author : Hamid Wahed Alikuzai
Publisher : Trafford Publishing
Release Date : 2013-10
Pages : 952
ISBN : 9781490714417
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Afghanistan Literature is World's greatest and richest - without Afghan- Literature no European (German, French, Spanish or English) Literature would exist today The Vedas, Zoroastrian, and Buddhist, among the oldest known Literature of Afghanistan, originating from the Great capital of Bactria present day Balkh, and Aria present day Herat, Sanskrit is the reference to the original history of Afghanistan. The Saxon Europeans' influence during the Great Games of the mid nineteenth century affected the Afghan language, religion and Territories' size, which previously had extended from India to North Africa at 2.6 million square kilometers. The Great Games continued at any cost evolving into present-day conflicts of 2013.

Book Title : The History of Afghanistan
Author : Meredith L. Runion
Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
Release Date : 2007
Pages : 155
ISBN : 0313081182
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Provides general readers and students with an understanding of one of the most controversial nations in the contemporary world.

Book Title : A Brief History of Afghanistan
Author : Shaista Wahab
Publisher : Infobase Publishing
Release Date : 2007-01-01
Pages : 308
ISBN : 9781438108193
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Book Title : A Military History of Afghanistan
Author : Ali Ahmad Jalali
Publisher : Modern War Studies (Hardcover)
Release Date : 2017-03-17
Pages : 656
ISBN : 0700624074
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The first comprehensive history of over two centuries of warfare and international conflict in Afghanistan, including the Anglo-Afghan wars of the nineteenth century, the early twentieth century struggles over modernization, the fall of the last monarchy, the Soviet-Afghan War, and the twenty-first century US Global War on Terror.

Book Title : The History of Afghanistan 2nd Edition
Author : Meredith L. Runion
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release Date : 2017-04-24
Pages : 263
ISBN : 9781610697781
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This chronological account traces the history of Afghanistan from pre-civilization to present-day events and considers the future of democracy in Afghanistan. • Includes an additional chapter on the events of the past 10 years, covering modern Afghanistan and its people • Features Operation Neptune Spear, the Central Intelligence Agency-led operation responsible for the death of Osama bin Laden • Provides an updated timeline of key events, including those that have occurred since the first edition

Book Title : A Brief Political History of Afghanistan
Author : Abdul Ghani
Publisher :
Release Date : 1989
Pages : 956
ISBN : UCAL:B3677738
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Book Title : Afghanistan
Author : Thomas Barfield
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Release Date : 2010-03-29
Pages : 408
ISBN : 1400834538
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Afghanistan traces the historic struggles and the changing nature of political authority in this volatile region of the world, from the Mughal Empire in the sixteenth century to the Taliban resurgence today. Thomas Barfield introduces readers to the bewildering diversity of tribal and ethnic groups in Afghanistan, explaining what unites them as Afghans despite the regional, cultural, and political differences that divide them. He shows how governing these peoples was relatively easy when power was concentrated in a small dynastic elite, but how this delicate political order broke down in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries when Afghanistan's rulers mobilized rural militias to expel first the British and later the Soviets. Armed insurgency proved remarkably successful against the foreign occupiers, but it also undermined the Afghan government's authority and rendered the country ever more difficult to govern as time passed. Barfield vividly describes how Afghanistan's armed factions plunged the country into a civil war, giving rise to clerical rule by the Taliban and Afghanistan's isolation from the world. He examines why the American invasion in the wake of September 11 toppled the Taliban so quickly, and how this easy victory lulled the United States into falsely believing that a viable state could be built just as easily. Afghanistan is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand how a land conquered and ruled by foreign dynasties for more than a thousand years became the "graveyard of empires" for the British and Soviets, and what the United States must do to avoid a similar fate.

Book Title : A History of Afghanistan
Author :
Publisher : Firebird Publications
Release Date : 1985
Pages : 359
ISBN : UOM:39015013431765
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : A Political and Diplomatic History of Afghanistan 1863 1901
Author : M. Hasan Kakar
Publisher : Brill's Inner Asian Library
Release Date : 2006
Pages : 259
ISBN : UOM:39015064095956
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Afghanistan emerged as a nation-state after Amir 'Abd al-Rahman Khan consolidated the central authority in its most formative period of its history in the late nineteenth century. All this at a time when the two expanding Russian and British empires were approaching Afghanistan in what is known as the Great Game for mastery over the Central Asian states.