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The Taliban and the crisis of Afghanistan

Author: Robert D Crews; Amin Tarzi
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Harvard University Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Grounding their analysis in a deep understanding of the country's past, this title features scholars of Afghan history, politics, society, and culture who show how the Taliban was less an attempt to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert D Crews; Amin Tarzi
ISBN: 9780674032248 0674032241
OCLC Number: 261174534
Notes: Originally published: 2008.
Description: vi, 430 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Explaining the Taliban's ability to mobilize the Pashtuns / Abdulkader Sinno --
The rise and fall of the Taliban / Neamatollah Nojumi --
The Taliban, women, and the Hegelian private sphere / Juan R.I. Cole --
Taliban and Talibanism in historical perspective / M. Nazif Shahrani --
Remembering the Taliban / Lutz Rzehak --
Fraternity, power, and time in Central Asia / Robert L. Canfield --
Moderate Taliban? / Robert D. Crews --
The Neo-Taliban / Amin Tarzi --
Epilogue : Afghanistan and the Pax Americana / Atiq Sarwari and Robert D. Crews.
Responsibility: edited by Robert D. Crews and Amin Tarzi.

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"Historian Crews and reporter Tarzi have assembled eight revealing essays on this widely reviled movement... The authors' 58-page introduction adds additional clarity and context to Afghanistan's Read more...

 
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