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The Resource Ghosts of Afghanistan : hard truths and foreign myths, Jonathan Steele

Ghosts of Afghanistan : hard truths and foreign myths, Jonathan Steele

Label
Ghosts of Afghanistan : hard truths and foreign myths
Title
Ghosts of Afghanistan
Title remainder
hard truths and foreign myths
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Steele
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Ghosts of Afghanistan is the first account of Afghanistan's turbulent recent history by an independent eyewitness
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Steele, Jonathan
Dewey number
958.104
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS371.2
LC item number
.S75 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Taliban
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan
Label
Ghosts of Afghanistan : hard truths and foreign myths, Jonathan Steele
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Thirteen myths about Afghanistan -- Chronology -- Dramatis personae -- Anatomy of Afghan society -- A map of Afghanistan -- Introduction -- Where are we now? -- The Soviet invasion -- The Gorbachev effect -- Reconciliation fails -- Mujahedin disaster -- Taliban takeover -- Taliban toppled -- Who killed Asaq? -- Back to the warlords -- Taliban resurgent -- Obama and Karzai : the odd couple -- Talking to the Taliban : how the war ends -- The girl with the missing nose -- A dangerous neighborhood -- Conclusion : the way forward
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
437 p.
Isbn
9781582437873
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011036995
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • sky241771236
  • (OCoLC)711052096
  • 828831
Label
Ghosts of Afghanistan : hard truths and foreign myths, Jonathan Steele
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Thirteen myths about Afghanistan -- Chronology -- Dramatis personae -- Anatomy of Afghan society -- A map of Afghanistan -- Introduction -- Where are we now? -- The Soviet invasion -- The Gorbachev effect -- Reconciliation fails -- Mujahedin disaster -- Taliban takeover -- Taliban toppled -- Who killed Asaq? -- Back to the warlords -- Taliban resurgent -- Obama and Karzai : the odd couple -- Talking to the Taliban : how the war ends -- The girl with the missing nose -- A dangerous neighborhood -- Conclusion : the way forward
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
437 p.
Isbn
9781582437873
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011036995
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • sky241771236
  • (OCoLC)711052096
  • 828831

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