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Afghanistan's endless war : state failure, regional politics, and the rise of the Taliban

Author: Larry P Goodson
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Going beyond the stereotypes of Kalashnikov-wielding Afghan mujahideen and black-turbaned fundamentalists, Larry Goodson combines Taliban interviews and field research with concise analysis to explain what has been happening in Afghanistan in the last twenty years, and why the future of Afghanistan matters.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Goodson, Larry P.
Afghanistan's endless war.
Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2001
(DLC) 00060701
(OCoLC)44634408
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Larry P Goodson
ISBN: 9780295801582 0295801581
OCLC Number: 795712943
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 264 pages) : maps
Contents: Afghanistan in the post-Cold War world --
Historical factors shaping modern Afghanistan --
Modern war in Afghanistan: destruction of a state --
Impact of the war on Afghan state and society --
Afghanistan and the changing regional environment --
The future of Afghanistan --
Appendix: major actors in modern Afghan history.
Responsibility: Larry P. Goodson.

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A vivid political analysis of the disintegration of Afghanistan and its critical role in an increasingly important region of the post-Cold War world.  Read more...

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Goodson delivers a brief but powerful analysis of the ethnic, religious, social and geographic divisions which have produced seven million refugees, two million deaths and a whole lot of heartache Read more...

 
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