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Afghanistan

Author: Michael Howarth
Publisher: New York, NY : Chelsea House, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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An introduction to the geography, history, government, economy, resources, people, and culture of the mountainous, landlocked country in Central Asia that covers an area slightly larger than France.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Howarth
ISBN: 0791001008 9780791001004
OCLC Number: 18282808
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (some color), 1 color map ; 21 cm
Contents: A nation at the crossroads --
Great names in Afghanistan's history. Alexander the Great ; Genghis Khan ; Tamerlane ; Babur--The Tiger --
The Afghan Wars --
Beginnings of the republic --
Mountains, desert and plains --
The people of Afghanistan --
The nomads --
Village life --
Kabul and other cities --
Crafts and industries --
Afghanistan today.
Responsibility: Michael Howarth.

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An introduction to the geography, history, government, economy, resources, people, and culture of the mountainous, landlocked country in Central Asia that covers an area slightly larger than France.

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