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Afghanistan (2004)

Call Number Y/958.104/DOWNING,D

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Kids' NonfictionY/958.104/DOWNING,DAvailable
Published: Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, c2004
Series: Witness to history (Heinemann Library (Firm))
Description:  56 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 25 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 1403448647 (HC), 1403455236 (PB), 1403448647,
Language:  English

Uses primary source material to examine the history of Afghanistan and recent events that have increased its importance in the realm of world politics

How do we know? -- Afghanistan before 1978 -- The 1978 coup -- Opposition -- Civil war -- Soviet intervention -- Help for the Mujahedin -- The military conflict -- Life for Afghans in the mid-1980s -- The wider impact of the war in Afghanistan -- The Soviet withdrawal -- Najibullah -- Mujahedin disunity -- A country in ruins -- The rise of the Taliban -- Life under the Taliban -- A woman's place -- A sanctuary for terrorists -- September 11 -- Operation Enduring Freedom -- A new government -- Prospects -- What have we learned from Afghanistan?

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