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The battle for Afghanistan

Author: William Dalrymple
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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In the spring of 1839 British forces invaded Afghanistan for the first time, re-establishing Shah Shuja on the throne and ushering in a period of conflict over the territory still unresolved today. 'The Return of a King' is the definitive analysis of the first Afghan war.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Dalrymple
ISBN: 9781408828434 140882843X
OCLC Number: 879344299
Notes: Electronic reproduction: Cleveland, Ohio: Overdrive, 2014?
Awards: Short-listed for Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2013
Description: xl, 567 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white)
Responsibility: William Dalrymple.

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In the spring of 1839 British forces invaded Afghanistan for the first time, re-establishing Shah Shuja on the throne and ushering in a period of conflict over the territory still unresolved today. 'The Return of a King' is the definitive analysis of the first Afghan war.

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