The Afghans (Peoples of Asia)

  • Publish Date: 2001-11-28
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Willem Vogelsang
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Updated paperback edition telling the dramatic history of the land and peoples of Afghanistan from prehistoric times to the present day.

  • Offers a detailed history, from the Indo-Iranian invasions of the second millennium BC and Alexander the
    Great, through to Soviet occupation, Taliban rule, and the 'war on terror'

  • Much description of the contemporary period is based on the authors own research in Afghanistan

  • Includes a new final chapter covering developments since 2001, including the fall of the Taliban, state building and foreign intervention in the region. The bibliography has also been updated.