Historical Dictionary of Afghanistan, Second Edition


Covers important economic, social, and cultural topics as well as significant people, places, events, institutions, groups, and movements from the whole sweep of Afghan history.

Author: Ludwig W. Adamec
Publisher: The Scarecrow Press- 1997 Edition
ISBN: 9780810833123
Paperback 530 Pages


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Weight 0.69 kg
Dimensions 21.5 × 13.7 cm

Ludwig W. Adamec (Ph.D.,UCLA) is Professor of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Arizona and was director of its Near Eastern Center for ten years. Widely known as a leading authority on Afghanistan, he is the author of a number of reference works on Afghanistan and books on Afghan history, foreign policy and international relations, including "Afghanistan 1900-1923: A Diplomatic History", a six volume "Political Gazetteer of Afghanistan", and "Dictionary of Afghan Wars, Revolutions, and Insurgencies" (Scarecrow, 1996).