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- Eland Publishing 2014; US$ 14.57
From time immemorial Afghanistan has both been a fortress of faith and a mountainous crossroads. Through its high valleys merchants traded Chinese porcelains, bundles of indigo cloth, sacks of lapis lazuli, golden jewellery, emeralds and fine carvings from both east and west. Ancient scrolls and beliefs entered the land in satchels of Buddhist pilgrims... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 34.95
While there is a vast amount of literature available on Iraqi operations, until now little has been written about the counterinsurgency and stabilization operations in Afghanistan. With this book, a Canadian military historian, who has observed field operations in Afghanistan since 2003, offers a clear view of what is happening in that country. It... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1948; US$ 72.00
An American Engineer in Afghanistan was first published in 1948. The legend of Afghanistan as "The Forbidden Country" grew chiefly from a warning of the British Indian Government which once guarded the Afghan frontier north of the Khyber Pass -- "It is absolutely forbidden to cross this border into Afghanistan." A glance at the... more...
- Hyperion 2011; US$ 24.99
Includes a Reading Group Guide and Author Q&A “ For years, Suraya Sadeed has worked tirelessly to help the people of her war-scarred homeland. This terrific memoir is the story of her struggles, her sacrifices, and her hopes. It is the moving life story of a remarkable woman who has overcome personal... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 199.00
Searching for excellence in Islamic Studies, within the unique perspective of South East Asia, provides a rather unique insight into a number of methods and techniques particularly relative to Malaysia. The special issue provides a distinctive opportunity for the exploration of an Islamic Studies discipline looking beyond curricula by investigating... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 48.56
Hauptbeschreibung This book is a critical analysis of potential Arab/Islamic anti-Americanism in Saudi Arabia. The significance of the Gulf War of 1990/1991 and the resulting stationing of US troops inside the Saudi kingdom for the Arab/Islamic anti-Americanism will be analyzed. Hereby, this project seeks to investigate whether the reactions to the... more...
- Hamburger Edition HIS 2013; US$ 25.91
Nicht jeder Blick in den Spiegel ist schmeichelhaft. Der Spiegel, der Deutschland durch den Afghanistaneinsatz entgegengehalten wird, wirft ein problembeladenes Bild zurück. Die blinden Flecken auf diesem Spiegel verdecken Realitäten und verwischen Konturen. Afghanistan ist ein Musterbeispiel deutscher Sicherheits- und Verteidigungspolitik. Denn wie... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 85.00
This work is a comprehensive A-Z study of the history of conflict in Afghanistan from 1747 to the 21st century. It considers the origins and root causes of conflict in Afghanistan, the country's cultural and ethnic structure, and the important subjects of geography and climate. more...
- University of NSW Press 2006; US$ 19.95
Moving far beyond clumsy stereotypes of Afghan affairs, William Maley shows that only a long-term commitment from the wider world ? of a type that is rarely if ever found ? offers a reasonable prospect of rescuing Afghanistan from the dangers it continues to face. more...