Afghanistan Wars / Edition 2

Afghanistan Wars / Edition 2

by William Maley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230213138

ISBN-13: 9780230213135

Pub. Date: 09/15/2009

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

William Maley provides an authoritative account of the waves of conflict which, for nearly a quarter of a century, devastated much of the country. This new edition has been updated throughout in the light of the latest research and features a new final chapter which examines post-Taliban Afghanistan, bringing the story up to the present day.

Overview

William Maley provides an authoritative account of the waves of conflict which, for nearly a quarter of a century, devastated much of the country. This new edition has been updated throughout in the light of the latest research and features a new final chapter which examines post-Taliban Afghanistan, bringing the story up to the present day.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230213135
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
09/15/2009
Series:
Twentieth Century Wars Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Map
Introduction
The Road to War
Soviet Strategy, Tactics and Dilemmas
The Development of Afghan Resistance
The Karmal Period 1979-1986
The Najibullah-Gorbachev Period 1986-1989
The Road to Soviet Withdrawal
The Consequences of the Soviet-Afghan War
The Interregnum of Najibullah 1989-92
The Rise and Fall of the Rabbani Government 1992-96
The Rise and Rule of the Taliban 1994-2001
The Fall of the Taliban
Post-Taliban Afghanistan
References
Index

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