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  • The A to Z of Afghan Wars, Revolutions and Insurgenciesby Ludwig W. Adamec

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99

    All the information currently available on the endless chain of wars stretching over two and a half centuries is traced in The A to Z of Afghan Wars, Revolutions and Insurgencies . It consists of the American involvement in Afghanistan since October 2001 as well as individual campaigns, including tactics and logistics of skirmishes, the weapons used,... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Afghanistanby Ludwig W. Adamec

    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...

  • Arabic Thought and Islamic Societiesby Aziz Al-Azmeh

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    This is a study of the structure and composition of the official learning current in medieval Arabic culture. This comprises natural sciences both exoteric and esoteric (medicine, alchemy, astrology and others), traditional and religious sciences (such as theology, exegesis and grammar), philosophical sciences such as metaphysics and ethics, in addition... more...

  • The Long Way Backby Chris Alexander

    HarperCollins Canada 2011; US$ 14.99

    Christopher Alexander was sent to Afghanistan in 2003, charged with supporting the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force, part of the global response to 9/11. Primarily covering the years 2001 to 2011, The Long Way Back tells the story of the historic achievements and bitter disappointments encountered on the road to political stability... more...

  • Embedby Nick Allen

    The History Press 2014; US$ 24.78

    Between 2006 and 2013 journalist Nick Allen travelled to Afghanistan to 'embed' himself with soldiers on the front in the war against the Taliban. He was posted with military units from many countries, including Britain, America, Finland, Poland, Sweden, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Denmark and Estonia, and spent time with the Royal Gurkha Rifles,... more...

  • The Development of Taliban Factions in Afghanistan and Pakistanby Agha Amin; David J. Osinski; Paul Andre DeGeorges

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 149.95

    This work pieces together an understanding of the Afghanistan War, primarily through the principle author’s 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...

  • The Illusion of Progress in the Arab Worldby Galal Amin; David Wilmsen

    I.B.Tauris 2006; US$ 7.99

    With the razor pen and keen intellect that have won him numerous loyal readers for his previous books, Egyptian economist Galal Amin here takes on the terms of the debate between the Arab world and the west. Amin deconstructs in his own inimitable style the language and underlying assumptions with which the west habitually assails Arab countries and... more...

  • No Worse Enemyby Ben Anderson

    Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    The war in Afghanistan is over ten years old. It has cost countless lives and hundreds of billions of pounds. Politicians talk of progress, but the violence is worse than ever. In this powerful and shocking exposť from the front lines in Helmand province, leading journalist and documentary-maker Ben Anderson (HBO, Panorama, and Dispatches) shows... more...

  • Games without Rulesby Tamim Ansary

    PublicAffairs 2012; US$ 16.99

    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...

  • Lost Decencyby Atta Arghandiwal

    Influence Publishing Inc 2014; US$ 9.99

    Every refugee’s story deserves to be heard, but many memoirs written by exiles represent the country’s more privileged classes with money and means. In Lost Decency, Arghandiwal shares the Afghan people’s untold story, embodied in his turbulent journey to escape the war-torn country. Lost Decency is a best-selling memoir and an IBPA... more...