The Making of Modern Afghanistan

The Making of Modern Afghanistan

by B. Hopkins


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230302372
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 10/24/2008
Series: Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series
Edition description: 2008
Pages: 259
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

B. D. HOPKINSis currently research fellow at Corpus Christi College Cambridge, UK. He has also been a Fellow in the Department of International History at the London School of Economics. His research and teaching interests include South Asian History, British Imperialism, the History of Afghanistan and the Northwest Frontier.

Table of Contents

List of Maps Note on Transliteration Glossary of Foreign Terms Acknowledgements Introduction The Power of Colonial Knowledge The Myths of the 'Great Game' Anglo-Sikh Relations and South Asian Warfare Ontology of the Afghan Political Community Camels, Caravan and Corridor Cities: The Afghan Economy The Afghan Trade Corridor The 'Failure' of the Afghan Political Project Epilogue Bibliography

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