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Author Saikal, Amin, 1950-
Title Modern Afghanistan : a history of struggle and survival / Amin Saikal ; with assistance from Ravan Farhadi and Kirill Nourzhanov.
Publication Info. London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2012.
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Edition New revised paperback edition, New updated edition.
Description x, 389 pages : map ; 22 cm.
Note First published in hardback in 2004 by I.B. Tauris & Co. LTD; first published in paperback in 2006 by I.B. Tauris & Co. LTD.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-380) and index.
Contents From tribal confederacy to national coalescence -- National awakening and nationalism -- Independence and radical modernisation -- The Nadiri dynasty: politics of national gradualism and 'Royal dualism' -- The cold war and the rise of a rentier state -- Experiment with a democracy, 1963-1973 -- Daoud's republicanism -- Communist rule, the Soviet invasion and resistance -- Mujahideen Islamic rule and Taliban extremism -- US intervention and the Karzai era.
Subject Afghanistan -- History.
Afghanistan -- Politics and government.
Added Author Ravan Farhadi, A. G.
Nourzhanov, Kirill.
Added Title History of struggle and survival
ISBN 9781780761220 (pbk.)
1780761228 (pbk.)