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Afghan Frontier : At the Crossroads of Conflict.

Author: Victoria Schofield
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris & Co., 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The most dangerous place in the world' - Barack Obama. The borderlands of Afghanistan and Pakistan have become the arena for a global conflict with consequences that defy prediction. "Afghan Frontier" traces the history of this region as a hotly contested battlefield for millennia. At the crossroads of Central Asia, gateway to India and the West, Afghanistan has tempted countless invaders in their quest for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Schofield, Victoria.
Afghan Frontier : At the Crossroads of Conflict.
London : I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd., ©2003
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Victoria Schofield
ISBN: 9780857710055 0857710052
OCLC Number: 710975911
Description: 1 online resource (390 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgements; Introducing the Afghan Frontier; Chapter One --
The Route to India; Chapter Two --
Frontier Panorama; Chapter Three --
Wars Across the Frontier; Chapter Four --
Amongst the Tribesmen; Chapter Five --
Frontiers Forces; Chapter Six --
Women with Different Frontiers; Chapter Seven --
War and Independence; Chapter Eight --
Guest on the Frontier; Chapter Nine --
The Fight Goes On; Chapter Ten --
Freedom?; Afterword: No Peace; Glossary; Bibliography and Sources; Index.

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The most dangerous place in the world' - Barack Obama. The borderlands of Afghanistan and Pakistan have become the arena for a global conflict with consequences that defy prediction. "Afghan Frontier" traces the history of this region as a hotly contested battlefield for millennia. At the crossroads of Central Asia, gateway to India and the West, Afghanistan has tempted countless invaders in their quest for domination. Leading regional expert Victoria Schofield presents a gripping portrait of the frontier territories and the militant fighters and resilient tribesmen who shaped it. As.

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