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Author Malkasian, Carter, 1975-

Title War comes to Garmser : thirty years of conflict on the Afghan frontier / Carter Malkasian.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    958.1047 MAL    Available
Description xxiv, 321 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-310) and index.
Contents List of names -- List of tribes and political entities -- Glossary of terms -- Preface: Small places -- Grand plans -- The jihad -- Civil war -- The Taliban regime -- Victory into defeat -- The second Taliban regime -- Pushing farther south -- Wakil Manan, Mian Poshtay, and the riots -- The Alizai return -- The Taliban counter-offensive -- Winning the peace -- Conclusion: the end or the intermission?.
Subject Malkasian, Carter, 1975-
Taliban -- History.
Afghan War, 2001- -- Personal narratives, American.
Postwar reconstruction -- Afghanistan -- Helmand.
Afghan War, 2001- -- Campaigns -- Afghanistan -- Helmand.
Helmand (Afghanistan) -- Ethnic relations.
Helmand (Afghanistan) -- Politics and government.
Helmand (Afghanistan) -- History, Military.
Afghanistan -- History -- Soviet occupation, 1979-1989.
Helmand River Valley (Afghanistan) -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 9780199973750 (hardback : acid-free paper)
019997375X (hardback : acid-free paper)

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