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Afghanistan: Land of Conflict and Beauty
Set against Afghanistan’s deep-rooted religious, ethnic, and social divisions, this comprehensive history examines a nation that for centuries has been in constant conflict. Beginning with early Persian, Greek, and Mongol invasions and continuing through the Russian incursion, it maps the history and development of Afghanistan through its wars and their effects. The recent ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published October 1st 2009 by Andre Deutsch
(first published 2009)
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Griffiths gives a pretty comprehensive account of Afghan history. He has really quite a unique style of transferring so much history in an effortless way. Great way to actually understand the 'graveyard of empires' and the reasons why Afghanistan is such a troubled nation.