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The fragmentation of Afghanistan : state formation and collapse in the international system

Author: Barnett R Rubin
Publisher: New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This book examines Afghan society in conflict, from the 1978 communist coup to the tall of Najibullah, the Last Soviet-installed president, in 1992. This edition, newly revised by the author, reflects developments since then and includes material on the Taliban and Usama bin Laden. It is a book that now seems remarkably prescient."
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rubin, Barnett R.
Fragmentation of Afghanistan.
New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, 2002.
(OCoLC)861793003
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barnett R Rubin
ISBN: 0300095201 9780300095203 0300095198 9780300095197
OCLC Number: 49935888
Description: xlv, 378 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: The old regime: state, society, and politics --
The PDPA in power: from the second cold war to the collapse of the USSR --
The Islamic resistance : Mujahidin, society, and the international system.
Responsibility: Barnett R. Rubin.

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An examination of Afghan society in conflict, from the 1978 communist coup to the fall of Najibullah, the last Soviet-installed president, in 1992. This edition, revised by the author, reflects  Read more...

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"This study is theoretically informed, empirically grounded, and gracefully written. Anyone who wants to understand Afghanistan's troubled history and the reasons for its present distress should read Read more...

 
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