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

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... Full description

Main Author: Dalrymple, William.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013
Edition: First Edition
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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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