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  • Soldier Sahibs: The Men Who Made the North-west Frontier


    'A marvelous book in the best traditions of narrative history: colorful, informative and splendidly readable. I can give it no…

  • Retreat from Kabul: The Catastrophic British Defeat in Afghanistan, 1842


    In the 1830s, after decades of trying to protect their Indian interests, the British set about trying to seize Afghanistan…

  • Rhetoric and Politics in Afghan Traditional Storytelling


    This book presents an ethnopoetic translation and an interpretation of an evening of story­telling which took place in rural Afghanistan…

  • The Debris of Dreams: A Collection of Poems By Marghana Sharq


    A collection of poetry by Marghana Sharq Be The First to Review This Book Author: Marghana Sharq, Huzhabr Shinwari -…

  • Visions of Love: Sufi Poetry of the Pushtuns


    This book is a celebration of the poetry which forms the core of the deeply spiritual and expressive oral culture…

  • Lundaye Pashto Folk Couplets


    Be The First to Review This Book Author: Turaj Muhammad Binding: Hardback, 164 Pages Published Year: 2002 Language: English

  • The Pathans: 550 BC – AD 1957


    Also available in: Pashto This is the foremost work on the social and political history of the Pathans, from 550…

  • The Hazaras of Afghanistan: An Historical, Cultural, Economic and Political Study


    Also available in: Persian This is a study of the second largest but least well-known ethnic group in Afghanistan. Largely…

  • The Pukhtoons (The Pathans)


    Excellent Book on the Pashtuns Author: Mohammad Afzaul Shah Bokawee

  • Tajiks (Pre-Historic to Pre-Modern Times) 2 Vol. Set


    Also available in: Persian This work is the English version, published for the first time, of the 2nd edition of…

  • The Pathans (A sketch by Ghani Khan )


    A sketch of the Pathan people. "It aims to increase our understanding and appreciation - of these very complex people…

  • The Performance of Emotion among Paxtun Women: “The Misfortunes Which Have Befallen Me”


    Sharing tales of misfortune is a common practice among women in many cultures. Among the Paxtun women of Afghanistan and…

  • The Favored Daughter: One Woman’s Fight to Lead Afghanistan Into the Future


    The nineteenth daughter of a local village leader in rural Afghanistan, Fawzia Koofi was left to die in the sun…

  • Three Women of Herat: A Memoir of Life Love and Friendship in Afghanistan


    In the years before the communist coup and the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, Veronica Doubleday set up home in the…

  • On Secret Service East of Constantinople: The Plot to Bring Down the British Empire


    Here, told in epic detail and for the first time, is the true story behind John Buchan's classic wartime thriller…

  • Horsemen of Afghanistan


    Roland and Sabrina Michaud saw their first Buzkashi in 1964 and were hypnotized by it. They determined to make a…

  • Afghanistan Diary: 1992-2000


    Afghanistan Diary is a provocative introduction to the recent history of the troubled country since the Mujahideen capture of Kabul…

  • Orient in a Mirror


    In their latest volume of Middle Eastern photography, the Michauds use a "mirror" technique to emphasize the continuity of cultural…

  • Afghanistan


    Roland and Sabrina Michaud became fascinated with this unique, and once obscure (to Americans) country. They decided to return again…

  • Arms Against Fury: Magnum Photographers in Afghanistan


    Arms Against Fury examines the dramatic struggle of the Afghan people through the lens of Magnum photographers, dating back to…

  • Afghanistan: Lifting the Veil (Paperback Edition)


    After a generation of suffering, the people of Afghanistan are awakening to the possibility of a new start. Afghanistan: Lifting…

  • Hidden Afghanistan


    Also available in: Persian and Pashto This is a superbly illustrated survey of the history and arts of ancient Afghanistan,…

  • The History of Afghanistan: Fayz Muhammad Katib Hazarah’s Siraj Al-tawarikh – 6 Vol. Set


     This six volume set of the Siraj al-tawarikh is the most important history of Afghanistan ever written. This pinnacle of…

  • A Rock Between Hard Places: Afghanistan as an Arena of Regional Insecurity


    Based on a careful reading of the recent political and economic history of the region, and of Great Power rivalry…