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- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.99
Afghan-American journalist Fariba Nawa delivers a revealing and deeply personal explorationof Afghanistan and the drug trade which rules the country, from corruptofficials to warlords and child brides and beyond. KhaledHosseini, author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns calls Opium Nation ?an insightful andinformative look at the... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2009; US$ 13.11
Masood Farivar was ten years old when his childhood in a then peaceful and prosperous Afghanistan was shattered by the Soviet invasion of 1979. Fleeing across the border to Pakistan, Masood entered a madrassa for refugees, but soon returned to his home to join the anti-Soviet jihad. Two years later, having fought alongside the Afghan mujahideen and... more...
- Hurst 2010; US$ 14.50
This is the autobiography of Abdul Salam Zaeef, a senior former member of the Taliban. His memoirs, translated from Pashto, are more than just a personal account of his extraordinary life. My Life with the Taliban offers a counter-narrative to the standard accounts of Afghanistan since 1979. Zaeef describes growing up in rural poverty in Kandahar province.... 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...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 51.78
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$ 27.84
Hauptbeschreibung 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.... 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...
- 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...