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Afghanistan: Land of Conflict and Beauty

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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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Joe Hanna
Apr 08, 2011 rated it it was amazing
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.
Jessica
Jan 05, 2014 rated it liked it
Assumed knowledge which made it tricky to follow in places - would have liked a 'who's who' guide in Government/key political players to refer back to as I read the text.
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