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The Search for Peace in Afghanistan: From Buffer State to Failed State

By:
Professor Barnett R. ...
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Hardcover 208
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The sequel to Barnett S. Rubin's The Fragmentation of Afghanistan, this volume relates the more recent history of a country that has been ruined in a proxy Cold War struggle between the United States and ... more

Price: US$ 100

The Hidden War: A Russian Journalist's Account of the Soviet War in Afghanistan

By:
Artyom Borovik
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Hardcover 288
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Borovik, foreign editor of the Soviet weekly Ogonyok , spent a month with Soviet troops in Afghanistan near the end of the 1979-1988 war. His subjective, impressionistic account is of interest mainly for ... more

Price: US$ 75

Afghanistan: The Mirage of Peace

By:
Chris Johnson & Jolyon ...
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Hardcover 277
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"An indispensable book for anyone wishing to gain an understanding of what has been done in and to Afghanistan in the last 30 years."--Asian Affairs, November 2005 'A vivid, intelligent journey through ... more

Price: US$ 99

Buzkashi: Game and Power in Afghanistan (1st. Edition)

By:
G. Whitney Azoy
Format:
Hardcover 152
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Much has happened since this book first appeared, almost all of it horrific for Afghanistan. The past quarter century devastated this country more than any other on earth. No country in all history has ... more

Price: US$ 115

The World of Nasrudin

By:
Idries Shah
Format:
Hardcover 450
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"The World of Nasrudin," the final volume in a remarkable series, is -- like all of Idries Shah's books -- full of surprises. It was Shah who, almost 40 years ago, began introducing the Western world to ... more

Price: US$ 40

Pashtun Tales From The Pakistan-Afghan Frontier (Gift Edition)

By:
Aisha Ahmad
Format:
Hardcover 380
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These oral tales were collected in the tribal areas on the Pakistan-Afghan frontier, a region described as the last free place on earth. With their blend of wit, fantasy, comedy, and romance, they reflect ... more

Price: US$ 100
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