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Modern Afghanistan a history og struggle and survival

Author: Amin Saikal; Ravan Farhadi; Kirill Nourzhanov
Publisher: London I.B. Tauris 2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Intended for those who are interested in the changing politics of the Middle East and Central Asia, this work talks about Afghanistan and its troubled past. It also identifies the country's inability  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amin Saikal; Ravan Farhadi; Kirill Nourzhanov
ISBN: 1845113160 9781845113162
OCLC Number: 1028387063
Language Note: Engelsk tekst
Notes: Har bibliografi, innholdsfortegnelse, noter, register
Description: IX, 342 s
Contents: Introduction Chapter 1 From Tribal Confederacy to National Coalescence Chapter 2 National Awakening and Nationalism Chapter 3 Independence and Radical Modernisation Chapter 4 The Nadiri Dynasty: Politics of National Gradualism and 'Royal Dualism' Chapter 5 The Cold War and the Rise of a Rentier State Chapter 6 Experiment with Democracy, 1963-1973 Chapter 7 Daoud's Republicanism Chapter 8 Communist Rule, the Soviet Invasion and Resistance Chapter 9 Mujahideen Islamic Rule and Taliban ExtremismChapter 10 US Intervention and the Karzai eraConclusion
Responsibility: Amin Saikal ; with assistance from Ravan Farhadi and Kirill Nourzhanov.


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'Saikal's contribution to our understanding and analysis of modern Afghanistan post 9/11 is a very important one.' -International Affairs 'Fascinating...if you want an insider's interpretation of Read more...

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