Kandahar in the Nineteenth Century

This comprehensive history of Kandahar uses unpublished and fugitive sources to provide a detailed picture of the geographical layout and political, social, ethnic, religious, and economic life in Afghanistan’s second largest city ...

Kandahar in the Nineteenth Century

Kandahar in the Nineteenth Century

This comprehensive history of Kandahar uses unpublished and fugitive sources to provide a detailed picture of the geographical layout and political, social, ethnic, religious, and economic life in Afghanistan’s second largest city throughout the nineteenth century.

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Kandahar in the Nineteenth Century
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: William B. Trousdale
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-08 - Publisher: BRILL

This comprehensive history of Kandahar uses unpublished and fugitive sources to provide a detailed picture of the geographical layout and political, social, ethnic, religious, and economic life in Afghanistan’s second largest city throughout the nineteenth century.
Guilty Party: the International Community in Afghanistan
Language: en
Pages: 428
Authors: Graciana del Castillo
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-02 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

Recalling an unforgettable trip throughout Afghanistan in Nowroz 1978, only three weeks before the bloody communist coup d'état, the author uses places along the way to describe how foreign conquerors, nationalist policies, a variety of ethnicities and religions, and the Silk Route combined to mold present-day Afghanistan. Such places provided
Government and Society in Afghanistan
Language: en
Pages: 353
Authors: Hasan Kawun Kakar
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-27 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

This is an authoritative study of the administrative, social, and economic structure of Afghanistan during a decisive stage in its history. The period covered—the reign of the "Iron" Amir Rahman Khan—was in many ways the beginning of modern Afghanistan as a cohesive nation. Although Afghanistan had emerged as an entity
Hobson-Jobson
Language: en
Pages: 570
Authors: Henry Yule, A. C. Burnell
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-13 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Hobson-Jobson is a unique lexicon of British India. Part dictionary, part encyclopedia it shows how words of Indian origin entered the English language and offers insight into Victorian views of Asia and the way cultures transform one another. Quirky and entertaining, this selected edition includes a fascinating introduction and notes.
War and Society in Afghanistan
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Kaushik Roy
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-12 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This monograph analyses the rhythms of war and the geopolitical significance of Afghanistan with a focus on the interrelated concepts of weak/rentier state, great power rivalry, and counter-insurgency. It analyses why the Mughals, the British, the Soviets, and the Americans won the conventional wars in Afghanistan but were defeated in