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The Taliban : war, religion and the new order in Afghanistan

Author: Peter Marsden
Publisher: Karachi : Oxford University Press ; London ; New York : Zed Books Ltd., ©1998.
Series: Politics in contemporary Asia.
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"The Taliban explores what the Taliban stand for and the factors leading to their rapid rise. It describes the war which continues to afflict the Afghan people as well as the geo-political context and part played by vertain powers in the region, and by the United States, in the Taliban's dramatic expansion."--P. [4] of cover.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Marsden, Peter, 1945 Sept. 22-
Taliban.
Karachi : Oxford University Press ; London ; New York : Zed Books Ltd., c1998
(OCoLC)605550931
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Marsden
ISBN: 1856495221 9781856495226 0195779878 9780195779875 1856495213 9781856495219
OCLC Number: 39910168
Description: vii, 162 p. : maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: ch. 1. Introduction --
ch. 2. Nature of Afghanistan --
ch. 3. Mujahidin --
ch. 4. Warriors of God --
ch. 5. Taliban creed --
ch. 6. Earlier Islamic movements --
ch. 7. Afghan Islamic tradition --
ch. 8. Gender policies of the Taliban --
ch. 9. Dialogue with the humanitarian agencies --
ch. 10. Taliban and the international community --
ch. 11. Regional picture --
ch. 12. Conclusion.
Series Title: Politics in contemporary Asia.
Other Titles: War, religion and the new order in Afghanistan
Responsibility: Peter Marsden.
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The Taliban are a unique and complicated manifestation of the growth of radical Islam worldwide. Looking beyond the stereotypes, this text explores what they stand for and the factors leading to  Read more...

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...succinctly reviews Afghanistan's history and complex ethnic and linguistic map, then situates the rise of the Taliban... "Margaret A.Mills (in the New York Times)"

 
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by 12ahmad (WorldCat user published 2007-06-24) Good Permalink
I think you can alots of information about Afghanistan in this book .
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