Modern Afghanistan: A History of Struggle and Survival
  • Modern Afghanistan: A History of Struggle and Survival
  • Modern Afghanistan: A History of Struggle and Survival

Modern Afghanistan: A History of Struggle and Survival

by Amin Saikal, Kirill Nourzhanov, Raven Farhadi
     
 

ISBN-10: 1845113160

ISBN-13: 9781845113162

Pub. Date: 11/28/2006

Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited

Modern Afghanistan: A History of Struggle and Survival is the definitive study of Afghanistan and its troubles. It will be vital reading for all those who are interested in the new world emerging in the Middle East and Central Asia.  See more details below

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Modern Afghanistan: A History of Struggle and Survival is the definitive study of Afghanistan and its troubles. It will be vital reading for all those who are interested in the new world emerging in the Middle East and Central Asia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845113162
Publisher:
I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date:
11/28/2006
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.09(w) x 8.47(h) x 1.13(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1From tribal confederacy to national coalescence17
Ch. 2National awakening and nationalism40
Ch. 3Independence and radical modernisation58
Ch. 4The Nadiri dynasty : politics of national gradualism and 'royal dualism'93
Ch. 5The Cold War and the rise of a rentier state117
Ch. 6Experiment with democracy, 1963-1973133
Ch. 7Daoud's republicanism169
Ch. 8Communist rule, the Soviet invasion and resistance187
Ch. 9Mujahideen Islamic rule, Taliban extremism and US intervention209

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