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- Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 94.99
The fourth edition of the Historical Dictionary of Afghanistan contains substantial new material to reflect the rapid changes in the region. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, an expansive bibliography, and over 1,000 cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant persons, events, places, organizations, and other aspects... more...
- Dundurn 2002; US$ 8.99
Its high summer in Northern Ontario, where everyone is bear bait, even the bears. Gunshots chase Belle Palmer from her quiet forest paths. Then, on her remote lakeside road, the savage and unexplainable murder of an elderly neighbour puts her on guard against two-footed killers. more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 149.95
This work pieces together an understanding of the Afghanistan War, primarily through the principle authors knowledge and writings, secondarily through relevant books and articles by other authors. The goal is to provide a primer that individuals with little understanding of this region can use to educate themselves on the real issues... more...
- PublicAffairs 2012; US$ 27.99
By the author of Destiny Disrupted : an enlightening, accessible history of modern Afghanistan from the Afghan point of view, showing how Great Power conflicts have interrupted its ongoing, internal struggle to take form as a nation more...
- Rosenberg Publishing 2011; US$ 15.99
There have been few books which put the conflicts into the broadest perspective, and even fewer that also include in their narrative descriptions of the numerous wars and conflicts on the Northwest Frontier as well as Afghanistan. This book includes information on all such wars in Afghanistan, not just those involving British armies, and also describes... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2012; US$ 42.95
From Kabul to Baghdad and Back provides insight into the key strategic decisions of the Afghan and Iraq campaigns as the United States attempted to wage both simultaneously against al-Qaeda and its supporting affiliates. It also evaluates the strategic execution of those military campaigns to identify how well the two operations were conducted in... more...
- Scribe Publications 2011; US$ 24.99
Kim Barker is not your typical, impassive foreign correspondent ? she is candid, self-deprecating, and funny. At first an awkward newbie in Afghanistan, she grows into a wisecracking, seasoned reporter with grave concerns about the ability of US might to win hearts and minds in the region. As she does the ?Taliban shuffle? between conflict zones, Barker... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95
A true-life Catch-22 set in the deeply dysfunctional countries of Afghanistan and Pakistan, by one of the region?s longest-serving correspondents. Kim Barker is not your typical, impassive foreign correspondent?she is candid, self-deprecating, laugh-out-loud funny. At first an awkward newbie in Afghanistan, she grows into a wisecracking, seasoned... more...
- Birlinn 2012; US$ 9.29
Max Benitz reports from the frontline of a highly controversial war in a perceptive and revealing account of several months spent in Afghanistan with this world-famous infantry battalion. Training with them and living amongst them as they undertake their tour in Helmand province, Benitz gives a unique insight into the pressures faced by those who... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95
This is the first book to provide a comprehensive assessment of small arms and security-related issues in post-9/11 Afghanistan. It includes case studies which reveal the findings of in-depth field research on hitherto neglected regions of the country, and provides a distinctive balance of thematic analysis, conceptual models and empirical research.... more...