Afghanistan: A New History / Edition 2

Afghanistan: A New History / Edition 2

by Sir Martin Ewans, Martin Ewans
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415298261

ISBN-13: 9780415298261

Pub. Date: 12/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Sir Martin Ewans, former Head of the British Chancery in Kabul, puts into an historical and contemporary context the series of tragic events that have impinged on Afghanistan in the past fifty years. The book examines the roots of these developments in Afghanistan's earlier history and external relationships, as well as their contemporary relevance, internally,

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Sir Martin Ewans, former Head of the British Chancery in Kabul, puts into an historical and contemporary context the series of tragic events that have impinged on Afghanistan in the past fifty years. The book examines the roots of these developments in Afghanistan's earlier history and external relationships, as well as their contemporary relevance, internally, regionally, and globally. The book also reviews in details the emergence of the Taliban, their ideology and their place within Islam, and examines Afghanistan's relevance in global issues, notably the nature of Islamic extremism, the international drugs trade and international terrorism. It ends with an analysis of the country post-Taliban.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415298261
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

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