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Taliban : the true story of the world's most feared guerrilla fighters

Author: James Fergusson
Publisher: London : Corgi, 2011, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fifteen years ago, southern Afghanistan was in even greater chaos than it is now. The Russians, who had occupied the country throughout the 1980s, were long gone.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Fergusson
ISBN: 9780552162838 0552162833
OCLC Number: 765614906
Description: 415 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps, portraits ; 20 cm
Responsibility: James Fergusson.

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The Taliban, as they now called themselves - taliban is the plural of talib, literally 'one who seeks knowledge' - had a simple mission statement: the disarmament of the population, and the  Read more...

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"Excellent" * Time Out (Book of the Week) * "one of the best... a brave book - Fergusson is prepared to probe beyond the cliche" * Daily Telegraph * "Crystal-clear writing and first-rate Read more...

 
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