Afghanistan / Edition 2

Afghanistan / Edition 2

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by Louis Dupree
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195776348

ISBN-13: 9780195776348

Pub. Date: 07/18/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The ancient land and the modern nation of Afghanistan are the subject of Louis Dupree's book. Both in the text and in over a hundred illustrations, he identifies the major patterns of Afghan history, society, and culture as they have developed from the Stone Age to the present.

Originally published in 1973.

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The ancient land and the modern nation of Afghanistan are the subject of Louis Dupree's book. Both in the text and in over a hundred illustrations, he identifies the major patterns of Afghan history, society, and culture as they have developed from the Stone Age to the present.

Originally published in 1973.

The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195776348
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/18/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
804
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Lists of Illustrations, Maps, Charts, and Diagrams, vii,
Introduction, xvii,
Acknowledgments, xxi,
Part I. The Land, 1,
1. Geographic Zones, 3,
2. Water, 33,
3. Areas Drastically Affected by Man, 43,
4. Domesticated Animals, 47,
5. Fauna, 51,
Part II. The People, 55,
6. Ethnic Groups, 57,
7. Language, 66,
8. Religious Non-Literacy in a Literate Culture, 95,
9. Folklore and Folk Music, 112,
10. Settlement Patterns, 132,
11. Life Cycle, 181,
12. The Inward-Looking Society, 248,
Part III. The Past, 253,
13. The Prehistoric Sequence, 255,
14. East and West Meet and Mingle, 272,
15. Invasions and Commerce, 296,
16. Islam Spreads Its Banner, 312,
17. The Age of European Imperialism, 343,
Part IV. The Present, 415,
18. Amir Abdur Rahman Khan: 1880–1901, 417,
19. Habibullah: 1901–1919, 430,
20. King Amanullah: 1919–1929, 441,
21. King Mohammad Nadir Shah: 1929–1933, 458,
22. The Avuncular Period: 1933–1953, 477,
23. The Decade of Daoud: 1953–1963, 499,
24. The Constitutional Period Begins: 1963–?, 559,
25. Problems and Prospects, 659,
Appendices,
A. Domesticated Plants in Afghanistan, 669,
B. Fauna in Afghanistan, 670,
C. Medicinal Plants in Afghanistan, 672,
D. Calendars Used in Afghanistan, 674,
E. Folk Music and Instruments (with Illustrations), 677,
F. Mémoires de la Délégation Archéologique Française en Afghanistan, 689,
G. Afghan Cabinets: 1963–71, 690,
H. AUFS Reports on Afghanistan by Louis Dupree: 1959–71, 695,
Bibliography, 699,
Index, 723,
Epilogue (1973), 753,
Epilogue to the Second Printing (1978), 761,
Epilogue (1980), 769,

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