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Author Adamec, Ludwig W., author.

Title The A to Z of Afghan wars, revolutions and insurgencies / Ludwig W. Adamec.

Publication Info. Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2010.


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Description 1 online resource (lxxxviii, 403 pages) : illustrations, maps.
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Series The A to Z guide series ; no. 195
A to Z guides ; 195.
Note Originally published in 2005 as Historical dictionary of Afghan wars, revolutions and insurgencies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-401).
Contents List of illustrations -- Editor's foreword / Jon Woronoff -- Acknowledgments -- Reader's note -- Acronyms and abbreviations -- Chronology -- Introduction -- The dictionary -- Appendix 1: Soviet report on intervention, 1979 -- Appendix 2: Soviet-Afghan treaty of friendship -- Appendix 3: Status of Soviet forces protocol -- Appendix 4: Cease-fire protocol -- Appendix 5: American declaration of war -- Appendix 6: Military technical agreement -- Appendix 7: English-Afghan military terms -- Bibliography -- About the author.
Summary This volume presents an encyclopedic survey of the endless chain of wars stretching over two and a half centuries in the country of Afghanistan. The coverage consists of the American involvement in Afghanistan since October 2001 as well as individual campaigns, including tactics and logistics of skirmishes, the weapons used, and biographical entries on the significant leaders involved in the battles. Extensive analysis of regional and ideological divisions within the country and the external forces that have brought around conflict in this remote, mountainous region, in addition to a chronology of the encounters, an extensive bibliography, and numerous maps and illustrations.
Note Print version record.
Subject Afghanistan -- History -- Dictionaries.
Afghanistan -- History, Military -- Dictionaries.
HISTORY -- Asia -- Central Asia.
HISTORY -- Asia -- General.
Afghanistan. (OCoLC)fst01205406
Genre/Form Dictionaries. (OCoLC)fst01423826
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Military history. (OCoLC)fst01411630
Added Author Adamec, Ludwig W. Historical dictionary of Afghan wars, revolutions, and insurgencies.
Other Form: Print version: Adamec, Ludwig W. A to Z of Afghan wars, revolutions and insurgencies. Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2010 9780810876248 (OCoLC)526097828
ISBN 9781461731894 (electronic bk.)
1461731895 (electronic bk.)
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