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The history of Afghanistan

Author: Meredith L Runion
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2017.
Series: Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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This chronological account traces the history of Afghanistan from pre-civilization to present-day events and considers the future of democracy in Afghanistan.
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History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Runion, Meredith L.
History of Afghanistan.
Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2017
(DLC) 2016054673
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Meredith L Runion
ISBN: 9781610697781 1610697782
OCLC Number: 965154212
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Timeline of historical events --
The three pillars of Afghanistan : geography, people, and Islam --
Prehistory : the emergence of civilization in ancient Afghanistan --
Early civilization and the nomadic people of Afghanistan --
Afghanistan from Hellenistic culture to the introduction of Islam --
The Mongolian invasion of Afghanistan through the Shah dynasty --
The birth of modern Afghanistan (1747-1826) --
European influence in Afghanistan (1826-1919) --
The age of reformation to the war with the Soviets (1919-1979) --
The Soviet invasion and occupation of Afghanistan (1979-1989) --
Fundamentalism and the Taliban regime (1989-2001) --
Afghanistan after September 11th --
The decade to find Osama Bin Laden --
Looking back : the road to democracy in Afghanistan --
The future of Afghanistan --
Notable people in the history of Afghanistan --
Glossary of frequently used terms --
Timeline of rulers of Afghanistan --
Chronological list of recent leaders of Afghanistan.
Series Title: Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
Responsibility: Meredith L. Runion.

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