2 edition of Afghanistan and the great game found in the catalog.
Afghanistan and the great game
Study on political issue of Afghanistan in 19th cent. along with imperial expansion in 2nd half of the 19th cent. centered on Anglo-Afghan relations.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -336) and index.
|LC Classifications||DS361 .C47 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 341 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||341|
|LC Control Number||2002289508|
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Series of insightful articles on the situation in Afghanistan during the Soviet era of meddling, invasion, occupation, genocide, war crimes on a massive scale that defies humanity and shocks the mind/soul, and failure so BIG TIME that we are still suffering the consequences today.3/5.
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