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Afghanistan / Louis Dupree.

Author/Creator:
Dupree, Louis, author., Author,
Publication:
Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2014]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (804 pages)
Edition:
Course Book
Series:
Princeton Legacy Library ; 818
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
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Language:
In English.
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Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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Summary:
The ancient land and the modern nation of Afghanistan are the subject of Louis Dupree's book. Both in the text and in over a hundred illustrations, he identifies the major patterns of Afghan history, society, and culture as they have developed from the Stone Age to the present.Originally published in 1973.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Lists Of Illustrations, Maps, Charts, And Diagrams
Introduction
Acknowledgments
Part I. The Land
Introduction
1. Geographic- Zones
2. Water
3. Areas Drastically Affected By Man
4. Domesticated Animals
5. Fauna
Part II. The People
Introduction
6. Ethnic Groups
7. Language
8. Religious Non-Literacy In A Literate Culture
9. Folklore And Folk Music
10. Settlement Patterns
11. Life Cycle
12. The Inward-Looking Society
Part III. The Past
Introduction
13. The Prehistoric Sequence
14. East And West Meet And Mingle
15. Invasions And Commerce
16. Islam Spreads Its Banner
17. The Age Of European Imperialism
Part IV. The Present
Introduction
18. Amir Abdur Rahman Khan: 1880-1901
19. Habibullah: 1901-1919
20. King Amanullah: 1919-1929
21. King Mohammad Nadir Shah: 1929-1933
22. The Avuncular Period: 1933-1953
23. The Decade Of Daoud: 1953-1963
24. The Constitutional Period Begins: 1963-?
25. Problems And Prospects
Appendices
A. Domesticated Plants In Afghanistan
B. Fauna In Afghanistan
C. Medicinal Plants In Afghanistan
D. Calendars Used In Afghanistan
E. Folk Music And Instruments (With Illustrations)
F. Mémoires De La Délégation Archéologique Française en Afghanistan
G. Afghan Cabinets: 1963-71
H. AUFS Reports On Afghanistan By Louis Dupree: 1959-71
Bibliography
Index
Epilogue (1973)
Epilogue To The Second Printing (1978)
Epilogue (1980)
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 30. Aug 2021)
Contributor:
De Gruyter.
ISBN:
9781400858910
OCLC:
922709791
Publisher Number:
10.1515/9781400858910 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.