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

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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
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Cataloging source
DGU/DLC
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Jalali, Ali Ahmad
Dewey number
355.009581
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS 356 .J35 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Modern war studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan
  • Strategic aspects of individual places
  • Afghanistan
Label
A military history of Afghanistan : from the Great Game to the Global War on Terror, Ali Ahmad Jalali
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A distinct geography and a turbulent history -- Highlights of the past, ancient era to 1800 -- The great game and the British invasion of Afghanistan, 1809-1839 -- The first Anglo-Afghan War 1839-1842 -- Geopolitical changes in Central Asia leading to the second Anglo-Afghan War, 1842-1878 -- 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 -- 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 -- U.S. invasion, the fall of the Taliban and the Bonn process, 2001-2005
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 617 pages
Isbn
9780700624072
Lccn
2016055770
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)960845702
  • (OCoLC)ocn960845702
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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A distinct geography and a turbulent history -- Highlights of the past, ancient era to 1800 -- The great game and the British invasion of Afghanistan, 1809-1839 -- The first Anglo-Afghan War 1839-1842 -- Geopolitical changes in Central Asia leading to the second Anglo-Afghan War, 1842-1878 -- 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 -- 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 -- U.S. invasion, the fall of the Taliban and the Bonn process, 2001-2005
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 617 pages
Isbn
9780700624072
Lccn
2016055770
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)960845702
  • (OCoLC)ocn960845702

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