Afghanistan's endless war : state failure, regional politics, and the rise of the Taliban / Larry P. Goodson

Author(s): Goodson, Larry P
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Subjects: Afghanistan--History--1989-2001
Afghanistan--Social conditions
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Seattle : University of Washington Press, c2001
LC Classification: D, DS
Physical Description: xv, 264 p. : maps ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Maps and Tables
Preface
1. Afghanistan in the Post-Cold War World 3
2. Historical Factors Shaping Modern Afghanistan 23
3. Modern War in Afghanistan: Destruction of a State 54
4. Impact of the War on Afghan State and Society 91
5. Afghanistan and the Changing Regional Environment 133
6. The Future of Afghanistan 167
App. Major Actors in Modern Afghan History 189
Notes 194
Glossary 228
References Cited 237
Index 254
Notes: LCCN: 00060701
ISBN: 0295980508 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0295981113
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-253) and index
Contents: Afghanistan in the post-Cold War world -- Historical factors shaping modern Afghanistan -- Modern war in Afghanistan: destruction of a state -- Impact of the war on Afghan state and society -- Afghanistan and the changing regional environment -- The future of Afghanistan -- Appendix: major actors in modern Afghan history
OCLC Number: 44634408
ISBN/ISSN: 0295980508
0295981113