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In the highlight of modern Afghanistan

AhМЈmad К»AliМ„ KuhzaМ„d

In the highlight of modern Afghanistan

by AhМЈmad К»AliМ„ KuhzaМ„d

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Published by Historical Society of Afghanistan in [Kabul?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Afghanistan
    • Subjects:
    • Afghanistan -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Ahmad Ali Kohzad ; translated from Persian by Iqbal Ali Shah.
      SeriesHistorical Society of Afghanistan ;, no. 56, Historical Society of Afghanistan (Series) ;, no. 56.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMLCM 2003/00642 (D)
      The Physical Object
      Pagination144 p. ;
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3779370M
      LC Control Number2003547822

      Get this from a library! A brief history of Afghanistan. [Shaista Wahab; Barry Youngerman] -- A Brief History of Afghanistan, Second Edition offers a clear, concise account of this country's historical and cultural heritage, from BCE to the present. This insightful book explores the. Modern Afghanistan. K likes. Afghanistan has had it's most development in decades since the fall of Taliban regime in late , And in here we focus on changes through pictures.

      The name Afghānistān (Pashto: افغانستان ‎) is believed to be as old as the ethnonym Afghan, which is documented in the 10th-century geography book Hudud ul-'alam. The root name "Afghan" was used historically in reference to a member of the ethnic Pashtuns, and the suffix "-stan" means "place of" in ore, Afghanistan translates to land of the Afghans or, more.   A selection of books related to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. FOBBIT, by David Abrams.A darkly comic satire set at a Forward Operating Base in Iraq, by a .

      The Encyclopedia of Modern Optics, Second Edition, provides a wide-ranging overview of the field, comprising authoritative reference articles for undergraduate and postgraduate students and those researching outside their area of covered include classical and quantum optics, lasers, optical fibers and optical fiber systems, optical materials and light-emitting diodes (LEDs).Missing: Afghanistan. Afghanistan - Afghanistan - Daily life and social customs: Religion has long played a paramount role in the daily life and social customs of Afghanistan. Even under the mujahideen leaders, Afghanistan appeared to be on a course of Islamization: the sale of alcohol was banned, and women were pressured to cover their heads in public and adopt traditional Muslim dress.


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