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Afghanistan.

Afghanistan.

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Published by Thames & Hudson in London .
Written in English


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Pagination163p.
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22840319M

Unsurprisingly, many of our Afghanistan book interviews focus on the country’s protracted political crisis. Andrew Exum, who served as an US infantry officer in Afghanistan, before pursuing an academic career as a Middle East specialist, discusses the best books on Understanding the War in Afghanistan. Afghanistan, landlocked multiethnic country located in the heart of south-central Asia. Lying along important trade routes connecting southern and eastern Asia to Europe and the Middle East, Afghanistan has long been a prize sought by empire builders. Its capital and largest city is Kabul.

Buy Afghan War books from today. Find our best selection and offers online, with FREE Click & Collect or UK delivery. The history of Afghanistan, (Persian: تاریخ افغانستان‎, Tārīkh e Afġānistān, Pashto: د افغانستان تاريخ‎, Da Afġānistān Tārīkh) as a state began in with its establishment by Ahmad Shah Durrani. The written recorded history of the land presently constituting Afghanistan can be traced back to.

Afghanistan has a proud literary tradition that includes contemporary writers such as Reza Mohammadi and Khaled Hosseini. However, under the Taliban regime (–), books considered un-Islamic were burned. Many libraries, including the entire library of Kabul University (which had also served as the national library) were looted or shut down. Welcome to Books for Afghanistan The beginning of education is literacy. The fundamental need is that girls and boys in their homes and in schools have access to quality books, which foster a love of reading and a taste of what reading and learning can offer them.


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