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Author Roberts, Jeffery J.

Title The origins of conflict in Afghanistan / Jeffery J. Roberts.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  958.1 R542o 2003    ---  Available
Description xvii, 268 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-259) and index.
Contents Introduction : Background to Afghanistan, its history and people -- British policy toward Afghanistan in the Nineteenth Century: the First Anglo-Afghan War -- British policy toward Afghanistan in the Nineteenth Century : the Second Anglo-Afghan War -- The reign of Abdur Rahman : Afghanistan as a "buffer state" -- The rise and fall of Amanullah : a lesson in modernization -- Nadir Shah and Hashim Khan : the dawn of Anglo-Afghan cooperation -- Afghanistan in the Second World War and the origins of the "Lancaster Plan" -- Afghanistan, British strategy, and the decision to partition India -- The transfer of power on the Northwest Frontier and the origins of the "Pushtunistan" dispute -- The strategic ramifications of the partition of India for Britain, the successor states, and Afghanistan -- The Truman Administration and American policy in South Asia -- The Eisenhower Administration's defense program and the decision for alliance with Pakistan -- The Truman Administration and Afghanistan : the Helmand Valley Project, Pushtunistan, and military aid -- The Eisenhower Administration, and the alliances -- Mohammed Daoud, the Soviet-Afghan Agreement, and the road to war, 1955-1979 --Summary and conclusion.
Subject Afghanistan -- History -- 19th century.
Afghanistan -- History -- 20th century.
Afghanistan -- Foreign relations -- 19th century.
Afghanistan -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.
ISBN 0275978788 (alk. paper)
Standard No. UKM bA3Y8648

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