Afghanistan / Louis Dupree.

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  • De Gruyter Princeton eBook Package Archive 1931-1999 ; ISBN: 9783110442496
  • De Gruyter Princeton Legacy Lib. eBook Package 1931-1979 ; ISBN: 9783110426847
  • De Gruyter Princeton Legacy Library eBook Package World History ; ISBN: 9783110413663
Published
  • Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press [1980]
Physical description
1 online resource(784 p.) : illustrations.
ISBN
  • 9781400858910
Notes
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1980. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
  • Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
  • In English.
  • Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher’s Web site, viewed March 24, 2015)
Audience
  • specialized
Contents
  • Frontmatter -- Contents -- Lists Of Illustrations, Maps, Charts, And Diagrams -- Introduction -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Geographic- Zones -- 2. Water -- 3. Areas Drastically Affected By Man -- 4. Domesticated Animals -- 5. Fauna -- Introduction -- 6. Ethnic Groups -- 7. Language -- 8. Religious Non-Literacy In A Literate Culture -- 9. Folklore And Folk Music -- 10. Settlement Patterns -- 11. Life Cycle -- 12. The Inward-Looking Society -- Introduction -- 13. The Prehistoric Sequence -- 14. East And West Meet And Mingle -- 15. Invasions And Commerce -- 16. Islam Spreads Its Banner -- 17. The Age Of European Imperialism -- Introduction -- 18. Amir Abdur Rahman Khan: 1880-1901 -- 19. Habibullah: 1901-1919 -- 20. King Amanullah: 1919-1929 -- 21. King Mohammad Nadir Shah: 1929-1933 -- 22. The Avuncular Period: 1933-1953 -- 23. The Decade Of Daoud: 1953-1963 -- 24. The Constitutional Period Begins: 1963-? -- 25. Problems And Prospects -- A. Domesticated Plants In Afghanistan -- B. Fauna In Afghanistan -- C. Medicinal Plants In Afghanistan -- D. Calendars Used In Afghanistan -- E. Folk Music And Instruments (With Illustrations) -- F. Mémoires De La Délégation Archéologique Française en Afghanistan -- G. Afghan Cabinets: 1963-71 -- H. AUFS Reports On Afghanistan By Louis Dupree: 1959-71 -- Bibliography -- Index -- Epilogue (1973) -- Epilogue To The Second Printing (1978) -- Epilogue (1980).
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Genre
  • text
Language
  • English
  • The ancient land and the modern nation of Afghanistan are the subject of Louis Dupree's book. Both in the text and in over a hundred illustrations, he identifies the major patterns of Afghan history, society, and culture as they have developed from the Stone Age to the present.Originally published in 1980.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

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