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Women of the Afghan War

Author: Deborah Ellis
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2000.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Women of the Afghan War.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2000
(DLC) 99053424
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Ellis
ISBN: 0313003041 9780313003042 0275966178 9780275966171
OCLC Number: 50322067
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 241 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Chronology of Moments from Afghan Women's History --
Chronology of Events Leading Up to the Soviet Invasion --
The Response --
Friends --
The Russians in Afghanistan --
Russian Women in Afghanistan --
Afghans in Russia --
Holy Warriors --
Rockets' Red Glare --
The Taliban --
Camp Life --
Health --
Crazy in Three Languages --
Education --
Child Bride --
Mothers and Daughters --
Princess --
Pavement Women --
A Walk in the Park --
Mightier than the Sword --
Help --
Far from Home --
Fighting Back --
International Women's Day --
Organizations that Work with and for Afghan Women.
Responsibility: Deborah Ellis.

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This is an account of the Afghan War and its tragic aftermath as told by the women who were caught in it and became its innocent victims. The voices in this oral history provide personal snapshots to  Read more...

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