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The return of a king : the battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42, William Dalrymple

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The return of a king : the battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42
Title
The return of a king
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the battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42
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William Dalrymple
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Language
eng
Summary
Examines the mid-19th-century Afghan war as a tragic result of neocolonial ambition, cultural collision and hubris, drawing on previously untapped primary sources to explore such topics as the reestablishment of a puppet-leader Shah, the conflict's brutal human toll and the similarities between the war and present-day challenges
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Title
The return of a king
Creator
Summary
Examines the mid-19th-century Afghan war as the result of neocolonial ambition and cultural clashes, drawing on primary sources to explore such topics as the human toll of the war and the similarities between it and the present-day conflict
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10174295
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
958.1/03
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS359.7
LC item number
.D35 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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the battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42
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the battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42
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William Dalrymple
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Battle for Afghanistan, eighteen thirty-nine to forty-two
The return of a king : the battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42, William Dalrymple
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The return of a king : the battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42, William Dalrymple
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 493-497) and index
Contents
No easy place to rule -- An unsettled mind -- The great game begins -- The mouth of hell -- The flag of holy war -- We fail from our ignorance -- All order is at an end -- The wail of bugles -- The death of a king -- A war for no wise purpose
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ocn792880742
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xxix, 515 pages
Isbn
9780307958280
Lccn
2012040998
Other physical details
some color illustrations, maps

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