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Afghanistan at war : from the 18th-century Durrani dynasty to the 21st century

Author: Tom Lansford
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Covering wars and conflicts of Afghanistan from the modern founding of the country in the 1700s to the contemporary struggle with the Taliban, this single-volume reference analyzes the causes and results of Afghanistan's wars and examines leading political and military figures, weapons, and tactics."
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Genre/Form: Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Afghanistan at war.
Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, 2017
(DLC) 2016034497
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Lansford
ISBN: 9781598847598 1598847597 9781598847604 1598847600
OCLC Number: 952980822
Description: xliii, 581 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 26 cm
Other Titles: Afghanistan at war :
The 18th-century Durrani dynasty to the 21st century
Responsibility: Tom Lansford, editor.

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"Covering wars and conflicts of Afghanistan from the modern founding of the country in the 1700s to the contemporary struggle with the Taliban, this single-volume reference analyzes the causes and results of Afghanistan's wars and examines leading political and military figures, weapons, and tactics."

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