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The dust of empire : the race for mastery in the Asian heartland / by Karl E. Meyer.

Author/Creator:
Meyer, Karl E. (Karl Ernest), 1928-
Publication:
New York : PublicAffairs, c2004.
Format/Description:
Book
xxxiv, 252 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Asia, Central -- Politics and government.
Asia, Central -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Asia, Central.
Asia, Central -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Asia, Central.
Asia, Central -- Foreign relations.
Contents:
Pax Britannica, squared
On America after Iraq
Patterns of mastery, British and American
Russia: The long talons of memory
Iran: The agonies of non-sovereignty
Pakistan: Sins of partition
Afghanistan: In a dark defile
The Caucasus: A bedlam of identity
Central Asia: Invented states, real godfathers
"What is to be done?"
Notes:
"With a new introduction on America after Iraq"--Cover.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-234) and index.
ISBN:
1586482416
9781586482411
OCLC:
56106880