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Historical dictionary of Afghanistan

Author: Ludwig W Adamec
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2012.
Series: Historical dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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This new fourth edition has been substantially expanded because so much has taken place in such a short period of time. The most important changes, however, have been made to the dictionary section, with hundreds of added or substantially revised entries on important people, places, events, institutions, practices, ethnic and religious groups, political parties, and Islamist movements, as well as significant aspects  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
History
Bibliographie
Wörterbuch
Wörterbuch (Fachlexikon)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ludwig W Adamec
ISBN: 9780810878150 0810878151
OCLC Number: 727126724
Description: xcv, 569 pages : genealogical tables ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East.
Responsibility: Ludwig W. Adamec.

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This new fourth edition has been substantially expanded because so much has taken place in such a short period of time. The most important changes, however, have been made to the dictionary section, with hundreds of added or substantially revised entries on important people, places, events, institutions, practices, ethnic and religious groups, political parties, and Islamist movements, as well as significant aspects of Afghanistan's politics, economy, society, and culture.

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Officially known as the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, this landlocked central Asian nation has been the site of the longest war in American history. The burgeoning interest in this Read more...

 
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