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A history of Afghanistan. Volume 1 and 2

Author: Percy Sykes, Sir
Publisher: London : Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2013.
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First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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History
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Sykes, Percy.
Hist Afghanistan V 1 & 2.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Percy Sykes, Sir
ISBN: 9781317845874 1317845870
OCLC Number: 884014253
Notes: Chapter li the assassination of king habibulla and the accession of amanulla khan.
Description: 1 online resource (905 pages)
Contents: Cover; Volume I; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Maps; CHAPTER I AFGHANISTAN --
THE LAND AND THE PEOPLE; CHAPTER II PREHISTORY AND EARLY HISTORY IN EGYPT AND THE NEAR EAST; CHAPTER III THE MEDES AND PERSIANS CONQUER THE IRANIAN PLATEAU; CHAPTER IV CYRUS THE GREAT FOUNDS THE PERSIAN EMPIRE; CHAPTER V ALEXANDER THE GREAT CONQUERS THE PERSIAN EMPIRE; CHAPTER VI THE SELEUCID DYNASTY AND THE RISE OF PARTHIA; CHAPTER VII THE KINGDOM OF BACTRIA; CHAPTER VIII ROME, PARTHIA AND THE KUSHAN DYNASTY. Chapter ix the sasanian dynasty, rome and the white hunschapter x the reign of noshirwan, followed by the decline of the persian empire; chapter xi arab conquests in central asia and afghanistan; chapter xii the golden age of the abbasid dynasty and its decay; chapter xiii the dynasty of ghazni; chapter xiv the seljuk and the ghurid dynasties; chapter xv the mongol cataclysm; chapter xvi the il-khans; chapter xvii tamerlane; chapter xviii the renaissance of art under the timurid princes; chapter xix baber founds the moghul empire of india. CHAPTER XX AFGHANISTAN AND THE EMPERORS HUMAYUN AND AKBARCHAPTER XXI AFGHANISTAN UNDER THE LATER MOGHUL EMPERORS; CHAPTER XXII NADIR SHAH RECOVERS THE LOST PROVINCES OF PERSIA; CHAPTER XXIII NADIR SHAH --
HIS CONQUESTS AND DEATH; CHAPTER XXIV AHMAD SHAH FOUNDS THE KINGDOM OF AFGHANISTAN; CHAPTER XXV TIMUR SHAH AND ZAMAN SHAH; CHAPTER XXVI THE DOWNFALL OF THE SADOZAI DYNASTY; CHAPTER XXVII DOST MUHAMMAD BECOMES AMIR OF KABUL; CHAPTER XXVIII THE MISSION OF BURNES AND THE SIEGE OF HERAT; Volume II; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Maps. Chapter xxix the first afghan war: the occupation of kabulchapter xxx the surrender of amir dost muhammad; chapter xxxi the retreat from kabul; chapter xxxii retribution; chapter xxxiii the second reign of amir dost muhammad; chapter xxxiv shir ali establishes himself as amir; chapter xxxv the advance of russia across central asia; chapter xxxvi the first seistan mission, 1872; chapter xxxvii the genesis of the second afghan war; chapter xxxviii the second afghan war; chapter xxxix abdur rahman is proclaimed amir of kabul; chapter xl the battles of maiwand and kandahar. Chapter xli abdur rahman is acknowledged amir of afghanistan and its dependencieschapter xlii the panjdeh crisis and the russo-afghan boundary commission; chapter xliii the durand mission to kabul; chapter xliv the pamir and other boundary commissions; chapter xlv abdur rahman tames his rebellious subjects; chapter xlvi the mcmahon missions; chapter xlvii amir habibulla khan negotiates a new treaty; chapter xlviii his majesty habibulla khan visits india; chapter xlix the anglo-russian convention; chapter l the turko-german mission to the amir during the great war.
Responsibility: Percy Sykes.

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Sykes, former diplomat and world traveler, relied on original sources to reconstruct a history of Afghanistan. His work stretches from prehistoric times to the accession of King Zahir Shah in 1933.  Read more...

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