Franklin

The history of Afghanistan / Meredith L. Runion.

Author/Creator:
Runion, Meredith L.
Publication:
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 155 p. : map ; 25 cm.
Series:
The Greenwood histories of the modern nations, 1096-2905
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Subjects:
Afghanistan -- History.
Contents:
An introduction to Afghanistan : the land and people
Prehistory : the emergence of civilization in ancient Afghanistan
Early civilization and the Nomadic people of Afghanistan
Afghanistan from the Greek Hellenistic culture to the introduction of Islam
The Mongolian invasion through the Shah Dynasty
The Durrani Empire through the Anglo-Afghan Wars, 1839-1919
From the age of reformation to the war with the Soviets, 1919-1979
The Soviet invasion and Afghan Civil War, 1979-1992
Fundamentalism and the Taliban regime, 1992-2001
Democracy and the future of Afghanistan.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [147]-150) and index.
ISBN:
9780313337987 (alk. paper)
0313337985 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
150255957