Trading Worlds: Afghan Merchants Across Modern Frontiers

Trading Worlds: Afghan Merchants Across Modern Frontiers

by Magnus Marsden

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ISBN-13: 9780190247980
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 03/15/2016
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Magnus Marsden is Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Sussex. He has spent fifteen years conducting research in both Afghanistan and Pakistan and, with Benjamin Hopkins, is the author of Fragments of the Afghan Frontier and editor of Beyond Swat: History, Society and Economy Along the Afghanistan-Pakistan Frontier.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction: Afghan Traders Across Modern Frontiers
Chapter 1: Afghan Traders in Central Asia: Perspectives from Tajikistan
Chapter 2: Karachi-Qurghon: Routes Matter
Chapter 3: Afghan Migrants and Urban Life in Central Asia
Chapter 4: Everyday Diplomacy on the Frontiers of South and Central Asia
Chapter 5: Migrants, Militants and Merchants: Ahmed's Story, From Trader to Talib
Chapter 6: Trading in Hospitality on the Frontiers of South and Central Asia
Chapter 7: Afghan Merchants of the North London Marshes
Conclusions

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