Blood washing blood : afghanistan's hundred-year war (Book, 2021) []
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Blood washing blood : afghanistan's hundred-year war

Blood washing blood : afghanistan's hundred-year war

Author: Phil Halton
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn Press, 2021.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The current conflict in Afghanistan is not about Western intervention, but part of a hundred-year war over the issues of modernity, secularism, and the centralization of power.


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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Halton
ISBN: 9781459746640 1459746643
OCLC Number: 1242747022
Description: 1 volume ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter One - 1919Chapter Two - Early ReformsChapter Three - Rebellion on All SidesChapter Four - The Water Carrier's BoyChapter Five - The Shadow of GodChapter Six - The Boy KingChapter Seven - PashtunistanChapter Eight - The Strong Hand of the Prime MinisterChapter Nine - The Last AmirChapter Ten - An Amir by Any Other NameChapter Eleven - Bloody AprilChapter Twelve - A Godless and Alien RegimeChapter Thirteen - With Neither the Soviets nor GodChapter Fourteen - The StudentsChapter Fifteen - The Commander of the FaithfulChapter Sixteen - Guilt by AssociationChapter Seventeen - Infinite JusticeChapter Eighteen - Opportunity LostChapter Nineteen - The Neo-TalibanChapter Twenty - Left to Stand AloneChapter Twenty-One - Fraying at the EdgesChapter Twenty-Two - Faint Hope for the FutureConclusionGlossarySource NotesSelected BibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Phil Halton.


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Afghanistan's history and evolution is often as mysterious as it is complex to many outsiders, but Halton has expertly unpacked it for the reader in this richly detailed and easily readable overview Read more...

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