The Makings of Modern Afghanistan

The Makings of Modern Afghanistan

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Examines the evolution of the modern Afghan state in the shadow of Britaina€™s imperial presence in South Asia during the first half of the nineteenth century, and challenges the staid assumptions that the Afghans were little more than pawns in a larger Anglo-Russian imperial rivalry known as the a€˜Great Gamea€™.For Burnesa#39; original instructions, see Minute, 5 September 1836, NAI, New Delhi, Foreign Department, Political Consultations, ... See, for instance, Peter Hopkirk, The Great Game: On Secret Service in High Asia (1990), 132-4. ... 98. J.S. Grewal , The Sikhs of the Punjab (1998), 123. 99. Charles Joseph Hall, a#39;The Maharajaa#39;s Account Books. ... Indu Banga, a#39;Formation of the Sikh State, 1765-1845a#39;, in Five Punjabi Centuries: Polity, Economy, Society and Culture, C. 1500-1990 (1997), 95.

Title:The Makings of Modern Afghanistan
Author:B. D. Hopkins
Publisher:Palgrave MacMillan - 2008-11-15


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