The Resource A military history of Afghanistan : from the Great Game to the Global War on Terror, Ali Ahmad Jalali

A military history of Afghanistan : from the Great Game to the Global War on Terror, Ali Ahmad Jalali

Label
A military history of Afghanistan : from the Great Game to the Global War on Terror
Title
A military history of Afghanistan
Title remainder
from the Great Game to the Global War on Terror
Statement of responsibility
Ali Ahmad Jalali
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first comprehensive history of the last two-plus centuries of warfare and international conflict in land-locked Afghanistan, from the Anglo-Afghan wars of the 1800s through the region's early 20th-century struggles to modernize, its last monarchy (1933-1973), the Soviet Union's so-called "Vietnam War" in the 1980s, and America's "War on Terror," which began in 2001 and continues into the present. By an insider native Afghan author whose careers have encompassed military, government, and academic service
Member of
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
355.009581
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS356
LC item number
.J35 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Modern war studies
Label
A military history of Afghanistan : from the Great Game to the Global War on Terror, Ali Ahmad Jalali
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Cold War and the Soviet invasion, 1929-1979
  • Soviet occupation and the war of resistance, 1979-1989
  • The civil war and the rise of the Taliban, 1989-2001
  • The U.S. invasion, the fall of the Taliban and the Bonn process, 2001-2005
  • A distinct geography and a turbulent history
  • Highlights of the past: from antiquity to the emergence of modern Afghanistan in 1747
  • The great game and the British invasion of Afghanistan, 1809-1839
  • The first Anglo-Afghan War 1839-1842: occupations, rebellion, retreat, and retribution, 1839-1842
  • Geopolitical changes in Central Asia leading to the second Anglo-Afghan War, 1842-1879
  • The second phase of the second Anglo-Afghan war, 1879-1881
  • A period of uneasy peace and the third Anglo-Afghan war, 1880-1919
  • Afghanistan under King Amanullah and the civil war, 1919-1929
Control code
ocn984522661
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 617 pages.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780700624089
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3672175x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)984522661
  • jstor0700624082

Library Locations

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