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Afghanistan under Soviet Domination, 1964-91 - Anthony Hyman

Afghanistan under Soviet Domination, 1964-91

Hardcover Published: 10th March 1992
ISBN: 9780333492901
Number Of Pages: 298

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This book offers a guide to the modern history of Afghanistan. This remote land, made up of many tribes and ethnic peoples, on the borders of Central Asia became a focus of Superpower rivalry and international intrigue after the Soviet invasion in 1979. This book shows how Afghanistan's traditional society has been profoundly shaken up in a cruelly destructive war, causing the world's biggest refugee problem and a chronic instability which threatens the wider region. Books by this author include "The Sherley Legend", "Conflict Studies on Pakistan" and "Muslim Fundamentalism and Kurdistan".

List of Maps and Plates - Preface - Acknowledgements - The Land and the People in History - Society and Economy - Afghan Foreign Relations - The New Democracy and its Limitations - The Saur Revolution - Reforms from Above and Repressions - Afghan Centres of Opposition - Disintegrating Army v Divided Opposition - Passive Non-alignment - A State of Nature - Jihan and the Superpower Proxy War - The Soviet Withdrawal - Appendices - Notes - Index

ISBN: 9780333492901
ISBN-10: 0333492900
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 298
Published: 10th March 1992
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.2 x 14.81  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.57
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised