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Afghanistan: A Cultural and Political History

Afghanistan

A Cultural and Political History

Princeton University Press (2010)
US$15.42

Afghanistan traces the historic struggles and the changing nature of political authority in this...

Lions of Kandahar: The Story of a Fight Against All Odds

Lions of Kandahar

The Story of a Fight Against All Odds

Random House Publishing Group (2011)
US$18.00

“A raw and authentic war story about untamed Green Berets in action.”—Dalton Fury,  New York Times...

Great Games, Local Rules: The New Great Power Contest in Central Asia

Great Games, Local Rules

The New Great Power Contest in Central Asia

Oxford University Press (2012)
US$17.99

Russia, the U.S., and China all see Central Asia as strategically important and have devoted...

The Silk Road: A Very Short Introduction
Oxford University Press (2013)
US$7.19

The phrase "silk road" evokes vivid scenes of merchants leading camel caravans across vast stretches...

The Great Gamble: The Soviet War in Afghanistan

The Great Gamble

The Soviet War in Afghanistan

HarperCollins (2009)
US$12.01

“Fascinating….A highly readable history of the conflict.” — New York Times Book Review In The...

Hogs in the Shadows: Combat Stories from Marine Snipers in Iraq

Hogs in the Shadows

Combat Stories from Marine Snipers in Iraq

Penguin Publishing Group (2007)
US$7.99

They have one mission? and they accomplish it with one bullet. In Operation Iraqi Freedom, there...

A History of Inner Asia
Cambridge University Press (2000)
US$28.00

The history of Inner Asia from the arrival of Islam to the present day.

The Punishment of Virtue: Inside Afghanistan After the Taliban

The Punishment of Virtue

Inside Afghanistan After the Taliban

Penguin Publishing Group (2006)
US$16.98

As a former star reporter for NPR, Sarah Chayes developed a devoted listenership for her on-site...

Culture and Conquest in Mongol Eurasia
Cambridge University Press (2001)
US$42.00

Breaks new scholarly boundaries in the exploration of cultural and scientific exchanges across...

Clan Politics and Regime Transition in Central Asia
Cambridge University Press (2006)
US$47.00

A study of the role of clan networks in Central Asia from the early twentieth century through 2004.